Currency seized from two Sri Lankans

Last Updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 17:16

Madurai: Central Prison officials here have
seized currency notes, including US Dollar, from two Sri
Lankan under trial prisoners.

Officials said Kisvelitala (32) and Ravichandran (29),
lodged in the Puzhal Prison in Chennai after their arrest a
few months ago for illegally entering the country, were
brought here in connection with the case in a Ramanathapuram
court.

The duo landed in Rameswaram in an illegal boat and
were arrested by the Indian Coast Guard officials. They were
lodged in Puzhal Prison in Chennai.

They were brought to Madurai prison around midnight on
November 10. When prison officials checked them, they found a
20$ note besides Rs 930. The money had been handed over
to the police, officials said on Saturday.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 17:16

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