Bhadrak, Jan 24: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch has arrested a drugs peddler and has seized opium weighing 326 grams.
The accused has been identified as Mirza Sayed Baig (48), a resident of Kaji Sahi under Puruna Bazar police limits. Police have also seized cash worth Rs 25000 from the accused.
Police said that the accused was involved in illegal trade of ganja for past few years. ‘Acting on reliable information, we raided his house and seized the contraband. The accused has been forwarded to the court. We are also trying to nab his associates,” said a police official.