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Police Arrests Drug Lord in Possession of 40 kg of Hashish in Kenitra

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Rabat – Following a joint operation ordered by Abdellatif Hammouchi, the elements of the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) have arrested a drug lord in Kenitra in possession of 40 kilograms of chira (cannabis resin).  

The man was arrested aboard a car with falsified license plates, and was intending to distribute the illegal substance in Kenitra and Sale.

According to Al Akhbar in its recent edition of December 16 to 17, the elements of the (DGSN) managed to seize a quantity of 40 kilograms of chira in the trunk of the vehicle, in addition to bags of cannabis.

He was taken into police custody pending investigations, while the seized drugs and the vehicle were handed over to customs services.

The elements of the DGSN are carrying out a vast operation to fight against the proliferation of illicit drugs in the region. These investigations also concern several suspected senior officials involved in drug trafficking networks across Morocco.

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