Paradip: A drug peddler was arrested near Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district and heroin weighing 40 gram was seized from him Wednesday morning.
The accused was identified as Dharmendra Parida alias Sippu, a resident of Sandhapur village in Kujang police limits of Jagatshingpur district.
According to sources, a police team from Kujang police station while acting on a tip-off conducted a raid in Sandhapur village and seized the drug from the accused.
The police further interrogated the accused to elicit more information about the drug smuggling. He will be produced in a court, the police said.