A Sri Lanka who was attempting to return to the country via a boat in Mandapam, Rameshwaran was arrested by the Indian police.
It is reported that 38-year-old Ahamed Iqbal, from Kandy, has overstayed his visa after going to India in 2011.
He has paid an Indian National Rs. 15,000 for the illegal transportation. Police are on the hunt for the man who was aiding him.