Morocco’s DGSN once again hits criminal networks involved in human trafficking.
Rabat – The National Criminal Judicial Brigade (BNPJ) has dismantled a criminal network involved in irregular migration and seized their equipment.
With the cooperation of the General Direction of National Safety (DGSN), BNPJ dismantled the irregular migration network that operates from Casablanca, Oujda, Berkane, and Laayoune Charkia on Tuesday morning.
The police carried out the dismantling operation simultaneously and arrested 16 individuals. Seven of which were in a workshop of inflatable boats in Casablanca, and nine other people in the other cities, DGSN said in a statement.
BNPJ seized 8 vehicles, three boats, mobile phones, money transfer receipts, fuel storage containers, in addition to large sums of money.
The initial searches have shown that the individuals suspected of organizing irregular migration are linked to the ones who provide the naval materials.
A judiciary investigation has been launched to determine to what t extent to the network was operating at the national level and also identify other members implicated in human trafficking.