Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 3 (ANI): Rameswaram Coastal Security Wing arrested two persons with banned sea cucumbers near Serangodai beach, said officials on Sunday.
The accused were booked for hunting and procuring the endangered species which is protected under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
Sea cucumber is primarily smuggled from Tamil Nadu to Sri Lanka in fishing vessels from Ramanathapuram and Tuticorin districts.
Further investigation into the case is underway. (ANI)