Rabat- Judicial police of Nador arrested ten members of a gang, who were suspected of their links with a criminal ring involved in drug trafficking on Wednesday.
A statement by the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) noted that the suspects were arrested in Zaio and Douar Ait Mayet in the Beni Said Kebdani, 60 kilometers west of Nador. The arrest operation resulted in the seizure of six tons and 240 kilograms of hashish, 80 kilograms of kif, several knives, and six cars, three of which were registered abroad.
The suspects were placed in custody for further investigations pending further investigation.
On April 7, a joint operation carried out by judicial police in Nador and the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance (DGST) dismantled a criminal ring involved in car theft and international drug trafficking.
Investigations carried out by security authorities resulted in the arrest of six suspects in Nador, Ben Taieb, and Laroui. The operation resulted in the seizure of 11 cars, 10,780 tablets of ecstasy, 86.5 kilograms of cannabis resin, 1.27 kilograms of cocaine, and 55 grams of heroin.
Police also seized 2 alarm guns, 100 tear-gas bombs, and 3 hunting cartridges, according to a statement by the DGSN.