According to a statement by the General Directorate for National Security (DGSN), members of the judicial police managed to determine the location of the suspect who was the subject of a national arrest warrant for drug trafficking and endangering the life of a policeman.
At the time of his arrest, the suspect refused to obey and violently resisted, an initial investigation has revealed. The statement added that the suspect fled the scene after he injured a policeman in his hand. Police determined the suspect location after he escaped and arrested him 15 km away from Berrechid.
The suspect was placed in police custody for further investigation to determine the circumstances of the incident, the statement added.