Rabat - A Brazilian national was arrested on Sunday at Casablanca airport in possession of nearly 2.5 kg of cocaine.
Rabat – A Brazilian national was arrested on Sunday at Casablanca airport in possession of nearly 2.5 kg of cocaine.
Police at the Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca arrested a 22-year-old Brazilian national on Sunday morning in possession of 2 kg and 455 grams of cocaine, a statement from the Directorate General of (DGNS).
The defendant, who arrived on a flight from Sao Paolo, was to transit in the afternoon to Lyon airport in France, before the control operation at Mohammed V airport discovered this quantity of cocaine hidden in his carry-on baggage, according to the same source.
The suspect was placed in police custody at the disposal of the investigation conducted under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office.
This operation is part of the ongoing efforts of the DGSN services to combat international drug trafficking and psychotropic drugs, the statement added.