The seizure followed a similar operation carried out at the Tangier-Med Port.
Rabat – Moroccan judicial police services, in collaboration with the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance (DGST), seized 48,800 tablets of ecstasy on Saturday near the highway toll station near Guercif, in eastern Morocco.
A statement from the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) said that the operation was conducted in cooperation with the Gendarmerie services.
The operation enabled the seizure of large quantities of drugs on a taxi from Tangiers, which was on its way to the province of Driouch near Nador.
Security services arrested three individuals suspected of links with a criminal network.
On Sunday, police arrested four other people in Drouch, including a suspect who already had a criminal record. Police also seized ten vehicles suspected of being used in the transport of psychotropic pills, including ecstasy tablets, cocaine, and other drugs.
Police placed the suspects in custody for further investigation to determine possible suspects involved in the criminal network.
In addition to Saturday’s arrest in eastern Morocco, authorities at the Tangier Med port in collaboration with the DGST a seized 568,000 of Ecstasy Table.
DGSN said that preliminary investigation made the arrest of the truck driver possible. Police also arrested the driver’s accomplice.