Foiled by elements of the National Security operating at the port of Tangier Med, this Thursday at midnight, an international drug trafficking operation was crowned by the seizure of 25,200 psychotropic tablets.
In total, an attempt at international trafficking of 25,200 psychotropic tablets was thwarted by elements of the police of the port of Tangier Med bound for Morocco from abroad.
Carefully concealed inside the trailer of an international freight truck registered in Morocco, this shipment of psychotropic drugs was seized thanks to meticulous border control and search operations.
The driver of the vehicle, a 53-year-old Moroccan, was arrested by elements of the National Security at the Tangier-Med port, said a statement from the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN).
The accused was placed in police custody at the disposal of the judicial investigation carried out by the prefectural service of the judicial police of Tangier under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office, in order to determine the possible local and international ramifications of this criminal activity. cross-border and challenge all individuals involved in this case.
This security operation is part of the intense efforts deployed by the various services of the DGSN in the fight against international drug trafficking, in particular psychotropic substances.
Proof of an intensification of efforts to fight against psychotropic drug trafficking, Morocco pays extreme attention to this subject with the aim of limiting the spread of these tablets with devastating consequences on the mental and moral health of consumers.