News Karnataka
Sunday, October 02 2022
Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Kayak found abandoned, Lankan influx suspected

Kayak found abandoned at Nagapattinam
Photo Credit : IANS

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Police and central intelligence agencies officials commenced a probe after a kayak was found abandoned at the shores of Nagapattinam early on Monday.

Presence of “KNUCKLES ” water bottles have alerted the officials as these are a Lankan make. Police suspect illegal entry of Sri Lankan nationals and has commenced a probe to locate the intruders.

According to police who inspected the spot, the vessel is “ITIWIT”– a two seater. The boat is 3.8 metres in length and 3.5 m wide. A scuba diving kit, water proof bag to fold and pack the kayak, whistles, life jackets, an air pump, a 2.2 m paddle and a pair of socks were recovered from it.

The investigators have stepped up the ante on the probe as many people who have reached the Indian shores had reported before the authorities and almost everyone lodged at the refugee camps at Mandapam.

Police sources told IANS that a sniffer dog was pressed into service and it had led to a reserve forest area near the shore. A case is registered at Vedaranyam police station.

Share this:
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Visit 7Jackpots and find the best online casinos in India! Play the most popular casino games for real money!

Find the best odds at 10Cric and ipl betting 2021! Signup today and get up to a 100% deposit bonus.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp