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65 Hooligans in Custody, MAD 720,000 in Losses After Marrakech Stadium Vandalism

FRMF Penalizes Raja Supporters for Marrakech Vandalism

Rabat – A total of 65 people are in custody for vandalism during a football match that took place on Sunday evening at the Marrakech Stadium.

According to the public prosecutor at the first instance court of Marrakech, the 65 offenders will remain in custody, pending the completion of the investigation before being brought to justice.

Investigations conducted by the judicial police under the supervision of the general prosecutor’s office indicate that 14 members of the public forces were injured in these acts of violence which “caused extensive material damage to the stadium’s facilities,” according to a statement by the public prosecutor.

According to SONARGES, the company in charge of stadiums, losses are estimated at MAD 720,000, as the perpetrators tore off 1784 seats, damaged surveillance cameras, broke doors and a turnstile broken, and completely destroyed five toilets.

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