Thursday , August 5 2021

seven arrests and more than 7,000 psychotropic pills seized

Elements of the judicial police under the Fez Police Prefecture terminated three attempts to smuggle drugs and psychotropic drugs Thursday evening in close cooperation with the Directorate-General for Territorial Control (DGST).

Seven people were arrested in total, and 7,079 ecstasy and psychotropic drugs were seized during three security operations in several regions of the city of Fes, according to a statement from the DGSN that two people were arrested for possession of 3,999 psychotropic tablets. and the sum of money eventually obtained from the drug trade.

A third suspect, a taxi driver, was also arrested for his alleged involvement in the case, the same source said, adding that during the second operation, a 17-year-old girl was arrested on the bus owned by her. 2,080 psychotropic tablets. The lead defendant in this case and the third accomplice thereafter were arrested in possession of a tear gas bomb and money that may have resulted from these illegal activities, DGSN said.

A third security operation allowed the arrest of another suspect on a bus from Tangier, in possession of 1,000 psychotropic tablets of various categories. The main indictees were placed in police custody at the disposal of investigations under the supervision of the competent prosecutor's office, and the juvenile was placed under control in order to determine the entries and cases of this case and arrest any other individuals involved in these crimes, the statement concludes.

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