Hyderabad: Five drug peddlers were arrested by Cyberabad police on Sunday and seized contraband that was bought by them for Rs 50,000 in Goa.

Special Operations Team (SOT) inspector P Srinivas Reddy said, "32 Ecstasy pills, four grams of hashish, 19 LSD blot papers, three grams of methamphetamine have been seized."

The accused are - Mehar Charan (23), Madhav Rao (25), Mukesh Singh (26), Sushruth (25) and Krishnakanth (26).

The five have been handed over to the Gachibowli police and are looking into the organized drug syndicates operating from Goa and the drug peddlers operating in the city limits

Acting on a tipoff, the SOT intercepted a vehicle at Shamshabad around 4am in here and arrested three persons, Mukhesh, Sushruth and Krishnakanth. Based on interrogation, police chased another vehicle and nabbed Mehar and Madhav at Gachibowli.

On inquiry, Mehar said that from past several months he had been selling drugs in the city and recently sold drugs worth Rs three lakh which he had purchased for Rs 1.2 lakh in Goa.

The five have been handed over to the Gachibowli police and are looking into the organized drug syndicates operating from Goa and the drug peddlers operating in the city limits.