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Tamil Nadu: Man arrested for carrying 400 kg sea cucumber

ANI | Updated: Mar 12, 2019 12:32 IST

Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu), Mar 12 (ANI): The Coastal Security Division on Tuesday arrested a man for carrying 400 kg dried and preserved sea cucumber at Ervadi village in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district, police said.
The man was carrying the preserved sea cucumber in a Tata Sumo when he was arrested by the Coastal Security personnel, the police said.
The sea cucumber, which is at risk of extinction, has a soft texture and medicinal properties. It is mostly eaten in China and other Southasian countries for many years. 
Further investigation is underway. (ANI)