Rameswaram, Dec 21 (PTI) Two persons from Tamil Nadu, who jumped bail in Sri Lanka in a drug smuggling case, were arrested off Dhanushkodi coast today, police said.

The marine police intercepted the boat of Silambarasan and Merildan near Dhanushkodi and arrested them.

Both of them were on bail in a drug smuggling case filed by the Sri Lankan police. They reached Dhanushkodi after jumping the bail, police said.

Silambarasan belonged to Pamban while Merildan Ramanathapuram, police said.

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