International drug trafficking: 700 kg of Chira seized in Tangier, opening of an investigation

International drug trafficking: 700 kg of Chira seized in Tangier, opening of an investigation

Rabat – The prefectural service of the Tangier judicial police opened an investigation on Tuesday evening targeting an international drug trafficking network, following the seizure of 700 kg of chira.

The drugs were seized on board a utility vehicle parked at Bni Makada, said the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN) in a statement.

The vehicle in question was subjected to police surveillance before its search, said the same source, adding that the investigations allowed the identification of the main suspect in this case, who is still wanted, the seizure of his vehicle as well as two Chira’s plaques found in her apartment.

A woman suspected of having an illegal relationship with the main defendant was also arrested in connection with this case, the DGSN said.

The prefectural service of the judicial police continues the research and investigations, under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office, in order to question this individual, to identify all the people involved in these criminal acts and to determine its possible ramifications at the national and international levels. , concludes the press release.

Last modified: May 12, 2021

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