Sunday, 05 December 2021 11:19 GMT

Morocco 5 People in Connection to Foiled Smuggling of 6 Tons of Cannabis


(MENAFN- Morocco World News) Five other people including international drug lords were arrested as part of investigations conducted by Moroccan authorities following the seizure of about 6 tons of cannabis resin according to Maghreb Arab Press (MAP).

Investigations also led to the seizure of a gun 13 cartridges and two tasers the Central Bureau for Judiciary Investigations (BCIJ) said in a statement.

Investigations are ongoing under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office to shed light on the ring’s activities and identify other accomplices BCIJ added.

A trafficking operation of 6 tons and 370 kg of cannabis was foiled by BCIJ following the smashing of an international criminal ring operating between Morocco and Europe.

The drug was carefully hidden in a cargo of frozen fish meant to be exported onboard a truck BCIJ said on Sunday.

The network’s mastermind and six other people were arrested it said.

With MAP


Legal Disclaimer:
MENAFN provides the information “as is” without warranty of any kind. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, images, videos, licenses, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained in this article. If you have any complaints or copyright issues related to this article, kindly contact the provider above.