Moroccan police in the north-eastern city of Nador foiled Wednesday morning an international drug trafficking operation and seized 12,800 kg of cannabis resin. The police seized in the town of Izzan (province of Nador) a truck with false registration plates, loaded with cannabis resin, and arrested three suspects with criminal records, national police said in a statement. The operation was carried out based on information provided by the General Directorate for Territorial SurveillanceOne of the three suspects was under a national arrest warrant for organizing illegal immigration operations and human trafficking, the statement said. Search operations enabled the seizure of a car with false registration plates as well as knives and a sword. The suspects were remanded in custody while investigations are underway to determine all the ramifications of this criminal network and to identify all the people involved in this drug trafficking operation.
Source: The North Africa Journal June 12, 2019 19:07 UTC