Police identified the couple as V. Dharmakumar (37) and Nainurusha (33) of Baticaloa.
They had landed near Thangachimadam in Ramanathapuram district on the night of Friday. Later, they came to a Sri Lankan Refugee Camp in Uchapatti near Tirumangalam.
The Q Branch police handed them over to Austinpatti police in Madurai, who arrested them. (Colombo Gazette)