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* Sri Lanka police arrest Chinese nationals for engaging in illegal activities
Tue, Apr 15, 2014, 04:48 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka police have arrested seven Chinese nationals in two separate incidents for engaging in illegal activities.

Colpetty Police last evening arrested five Chinese nationals for illegally transporting live marine creatures.

According to local media reports the five Chinese visitors were in possession of 92 seahorses, 90 sea leeches, 24 conches and 70 sea shells and corals when their vehicle was stopped at a road barrier near Colpetty junction.

The suspects are to be produced before Fort Magistrate courts today.

In another incident Pooneryn police arrested two Chinese nationals for engaging in illegal trade activities while on a tourist visa, the Police Media Unit said.

The two suspects have been remanded till 24th April 2014 after producing before the Vavuniya Magistrate's Court yesterday.

Pooneryn Police are conducting further investigations.

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