Police have been hunting for a man wanted in relation to the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane that vanished en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2016.
More than 200 bodies have been recovered from the sea off the coast of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Investigators are also hunting for another man wanted over the disappearance.
Police have found an airframe in the search area.
They have asked anyone with information to come forward.