Béni Mellal: a police inspector against using his weapon to arrest four dangerous individuals
Rabat – A police inspector working at the prefectural service of the judicial police of Béni Mellal was forced, Monday evening, to use his service weapon as a preventive measure, during a security intervention to arrest four individuals in a state of strong impulsiveness including a woman, having exposed the police to a serious and dangerous attack with a knife.
The police had arrested the main suspect in flagrante delicto of trafficking in alcoholic beverages without authorization in the “Dar Dbagh” district in Béni Mellal, before the other suspects who were under the influence of drugs tried to hinder him. action of the police and exposing three of them to assault and battery with knives and throwing stones, said the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN) in a statement.
Faced with this situation, the police inspector was obliged to use his service weapon and fire two warning bullets which made it possible to repel the danger of the aggression and to apprehend the accused, specifies the same source.
The search operation carried out in connection with this case resulted in the seizure of 50 liters of brandy and 12 bottles of alcoholic beverages, the statement continued, noting that the injured police officers and two of the defendants were transferred to hospital for necessary treatment.
All the suspects were placed in police custody at the disposal of the investigation carried out under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor, in order to determine the ins and outs of this case, while the investigations are continuing with a view to arresting the all the individuals presumed to be involved in these criminal acts, concludes the DGSN.
Last modification: January 26, 2021