Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 10:12 PM
Rabat – The elements of the judicial brigade under the provincial security district of Nador arrested, Wednesday evening, on the basis of precise information provided by the services of the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance (DGST), three individuals suspected of links with a criminal network active in the international trafficking of cocaine via the sea routes.
The first suspect was arrested immediately after arriving aboard a jet ski at “Boukana” beach near Nador from Melilla, in possession of 21 drug wafers weighing approximately 21 kilograms of cocaine, while the other suspects were arrested near the beach, indicates the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) in a statement, specifying that the latter are suspected of being the owners of this cargo of narcotics.
The searches carried out at the site of the intervention, and at the homes of the respondents, made it possible to seize two cars and three jet-skis, a banknote counter, in addition to sums of money suspected of being the booty from this criminal activity, divided between 70,000 dirhams and 1,850 euros, as well as several cell phones, an electronic scale and computer devices, the statement added.
The defendants were placed in police custody at the disposal of the preliminary investigation carried out under the supervision of the competent prosecutor’s office, in order to determine the possible ramifications of this criminal activity and all the criminal acts alleged against the suspects, concludes the DGSN.