Pakistan national comes to TN by boat from Sri Lanka is held


A 65-year-old Pakistan national has been arrested on charges of drug-peddling, police said on Sunday (23). The arrest comes ahead of prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Rameswaram in the district to inaugurate a memorial for former president APJ Abdul Kalam on July 27. Mohammed Yunus, from Karachi, was arrested from a lodge in Ervadi, they said. Ervadi is famous for its centuries-old dargah in Ramanathapuram district. When he was arrested on Saturday (22), he neither had a passport nor a visa. He was carrying Pakistani Rupees 2,500 and INR 3,000, the police said. During interrogation, it came to light…

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