A drug peddler was arrested from the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border and contraband worth Rs. 6 crore in the international market was seized from him.

Acting on specific information about a drug racket, Excise Officials laid a trap and arrested Sankaran, hailing from Ambasamudram in Tamil Nadu, from Parassala near here on Friday night, sources said.

Officials of the Intelligence wing established contacts with the gang posing as middlemen and finalised a deal.

Sankaran came with a bundle containing the drug aphetamine, worth Rs. 6 crore, and was arrested, the sources said.