The six-year-old girl was kidnapped under mysterious circumstances and had been missing since last Monday.
Rabat – Police in Casablanca arrested a 33-year old woman for alleged involvement in the kidnapping of a six year old girl.
The young girl’s family resorted to security services after their daughter disappeared under mysterious circumstances last Monday while playing with her bicycle in front of her house in the old medina of Casablanca.
Police found the girl on Saturday.
Police identified the suspect with camera recordings in which the suspect appears with the kidnapped girl in several areas of the city of Casablanca.
Police put the suspects in custody as they continue their ongoing investigation to identify the circumstances of the incident.
In February, Morocco’s General Directorate for Territorial Surveillance (DGST) found a three-year old girl in Fkih Ben Saleh in the Khenifra region after she had allegedly been kidnapped.
In recent years, several very young girls have been reported missing or kidnapped in Morocco.
Some were abducted but eventually found and returned safely to their families while others have either remained missing or were found dead.
In September, another 5-year-old girl named Khadija, was found after she went missing from a souk in Casablanca.
Moroccans shared pictures of her on social media to help find her.