Elements of the Judicial Police Brigade of the Beni Makada security district, in the city of Tangier, apprehended, in the early hours of Tuesday, a 30-year-old individual for his alleged involvement in the threat to the security of citizens and their property and endangering the lives of police elements.
The Tangier National Security services received an emergency call from a group of citizens after the suspect brandished a cutlass under the influence of drugs and threatened the safety of citizens and their families. property, including members of his in-laws, said the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN) in a press release.
Three police elements who took part in this security intervention were forced to use their service weapons because of strong resistance and serious threats from the suspect, underlined the DGSN.
Four summons bullets were fired into the air before the defendant was hit in the lower limbs and the knife was seized and the danger neutralized, it was added.
At the end of this intervention, seven victims, including the owner of a business premises and other citizens, whose property suffered material loss, filed a complaint against the suspect with the judicial police for assault, threat and violence. with a knife.
The defendant was placed under medical supervision at the regional hospital in order to receive the necessary care within the framework of the judicial investigation carried out under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office, in order to determine the circumstances and the motives in connection with this case, concludes the same source