Three arrested for trying to smuggle medicines to Lanka

prescription-drugsThree people, including two Sri Lankans, have been arrested at Vethalai near Rameswaram for attempting to smuggle medicines worth about Rs 2.5 lakh to Sri Lanka, the police said today.

Rajagopalan and Murugan, both hailing from Jaffna in Sri Lanka, and Mahesh had planned to smuggle the medicine by boat to Sri Lanka last night, police said, according to the Press Trust of India.