Seven suspects including three Indians were arrested yesterday who involved in treasure hunting in a private land in Dharmapuram, Kilinochchi, Police said.
They said the suspects were arrested with equipment usually used for treasure hunting following a tip-off received by the Kilinochchi police.
Police said the Indian suspects were aged 29, 33, 40 and they had overstayed in the country without a valid visa.
The four other suspects arrested were aged 26, 42, 45, and 55 and they were residents of Embilipitiya, Ambalangoda, Minuwandoda and Hokandara areas.
The suspects were to be produced at the Kilinochchi Magistrate Courts today.
Kilinochchi police are conducting further investigations.