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About 35 kg of ganja, three kg of speciality paper used for printing fake currency and sildnefil citrate tablets, totally worth Rs 50 lakh, allegedly being smuggled into Sri Lanka were seized from a boat by the navy of that country, police said.
Three persons were also arrested by the Lankan naval personnel as they seized the boat off Thangachimadam area near here, police said.
Those arrested include a local resident, a Sri Lankan refugee based in Thanjavur and a Sri Lankan citizen, they said.
The arrested were later taken to a prison at Oorkavalthurai in Sri Lanka, they added.