Tirunelveli: Eleven persons, claiming to be members of a fact-finding team, were arrested on Friday when they were on way to the nuclear power plant site at Kudankulam, 30 km from Tirunelveli.
Police said cases have been registered against the members for allegedly attempting to instigate the people against the nuclear power plant. The suspects came from Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi and Tamil Nadu.
Police said, the members did not carry their ID cards and said they were en-route to Kudankulam when DSP Govindarajan and his police team checked their vehicle at Nanguneri check-post.
After questioning them, police concluded that their aim was to oppose the plant and also instigate the people against it, police said.