A Sri Lankan Tamil was today arrested here for alleged illegal stay in the country and possessing US currency, police said.
Aboorvanathan was spotted near a TASMAC liquor shop by police Inspector Pon Muniyandi, on a routine patrol, who enquired him on suspicion.
He was found carrying over 800 USD without any travel and other necessary document.
He had married a woman from Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu. Further investigation was on, police said.