Morocco: Over 14.8 kg of Cocaine Seized, 5 Drug Dealers Arrested

Rabat – Kenitra judiciary police, in close collaboration with the General Directorate for Territory Surveillance, arrested Saturday five members of a criminal network for cocaine trafficking and seized 14 kg and 875 g of cocaine in addition a large sum of money, said on Sunday a statement by the National Police (DGSN).The investigation by the security services enabled to nab two of these people in the suburbs of the city of Kenitra, one of them was nationally wanted for drug trafficking. The operation allowed also to catch 3kg of coke, said the source.The other three dealers were apprehended at the city of Tangiers, including the wife of one of them and her sister who had in their possession an additional 11kg and 875 g of cocaine and the sum of 1,209,350.00 dirhams as well as foreign currency. The accused, including a police civil servant in Kenitra suspected of having ties with the criminal network, will be brought to justice after the completion of the probe under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office, it added. read more