Elements of the prefectural service of the judicial police of Agadir defeated Sunday evening, on the basis of precise information provided by the services of the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance, an international drug trafficking operation and seized three tons of chira.
The research and investigations carried out in the context of this case made it possible to intercept and stop a utility car in “Oulad Berhil”, around Taroudant, the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) said on Monday in a press release. These investigations made it possible to find inside the vehicle 90 bales of chira, with a total weight of three tons, and to seize an inflatable boat with two outboard motors, the statement added.
This security operation also resulted in the arrest of the driver of the car, 37 years old, with multiple criminal records and who is the subject of search warrants at the national level for involvement in similar operations linked to international drug trafficking. , according to the same source.
The respondent was placed in police custody, for the purposes of the investigation carried out by the competent public prosecutor’s office, while the investigations are continuing with a view to arresting the other accomplices in these criminal acts and to determine the possible ramifications for these criminal acts. national and international level.