Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, Feb 12 (UNI) Police seized 50 kg sea horses worth Rs 15 lakh in the international market, here last night.
Acting on specific information, police conducted a vehicle check near APCV College here when they found a bag containing ten kg of sea horses on a motorcycle.
Based on the information given by Saravanan who was riding the two-wheeler, police raided a house belonging to Muthuravi and seized 40 kg of seahorses.
Saravanan (27), Muthuravi (27) and Muthukutty were arrested.
Sea horses are much in demand for their medicinal properties.