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Tamil Nadu: Man arrested for carrying 400 kg sea cucumber

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The on Tuesday arrested a man for carrying 400 kg dried and preserved sea cucumber at Ervadi village in Tamil Nadu's district, police said.

The man was carrying the preserved sea cucumber in a Tata Sumo when he was arrested by the Coastal Security personnel, the police said.

The sea cucumber, which is at risk of extinction, has a soft texture and medicinal properties. It is mostly eaten in and other Southasian countries for many years.

Further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 12:30 IST