Units of the Prefectural Judicial Police Service of Casablanca stopped on Sunday evening, in agreement with the services of the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance (DGST), an operation on international drug trafficking and began to seize 3 tons and 168 kilograms of chira. A person involved in the trafficking of these drug shipments was arrested aboard a commercial vehicle with false license plates during a security operation carried out in Dar Buazza, a suburb of Casablanca, according to a press release from the General Directorate of National Security. DGSN).
الدار البيضاء.. عملية أمنية مشتركة بين الشرطة القضائية ومصالح المديرية العامة لمراقبة التراب الوطني.. تسفر عن إجهاض محاولة لتهريب ثلاثة أطنان و168 كيلوغرام من مخدر الشيرا. pic.twitter.com/hFE4pVi3E1
— DGSN MOROCCO (@DGSN_MOROCCO) August 28, 2022
As a result of operational-search activities carried out inside the vehicle, 99 bundles with a total weight of 3 tons 168 kilograms of chira, intended for international shipping, were seized. In addition to the cargo of drugs, during searches on board the same car, a consignment of shotgun shells and several doses of cocaine were seized.
The defendant was placed in the custody of the competent prosecutor’s office in order to determine the possible consequences of this criminal activity at the national and international levels and to identify alleged accomplices, the same source concludes. .