Monday May 3rd, 2021 – 11:09 AM
About twenty people, including three women (one of European nationality), were arrested on Sunday evening by elements of the Tangier police headquarters, for suspicion of violation of the state of health emergency and participation in activities. of a network that operated a gambling hall without authorization.
A press release from the Directorate-General for National Security (DGSN) noted that this intervention was carried out on the basis of precise information provided by the services of the Directorate-General for Territorial Surveillance (DGST).
And to specify that the elements of the police had carried out surveillance operations in two apartments, located in the Malabata district in Tangier, and noted that the owners have transformed these places into equipped spaces, intended to attract people wishing to participate in games by chance.
The owners and managers of these apartments were arrested in addition to several clients, indicates the DGSN, stressing that the search of these places allowed the seizure of tables and equipment used in these games, as well as sums of money. money suspected of coming from this criminal activity.
The defendants were subjected to a judicial investigation under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office in order to clarify this case.