The operation is part of Morocco’s strategy to combat cross border crimes and international drug trafficking.
A statement from the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) said that the police arrested the two Tunisian nationals on Friday, November 8, when they were intending to travel to Tunisia.
A search operation showed that the two suspects were in possession of 11 kilograms and 460 grams of cannabis resin hidden under their clothes.
Police put the suspects in custody for further investigation.
The operation is part of Morocco’s strategy to combat drug trafficking and cross border crimes.
Morocco’s DGSN seized 112 tons and 138 kilograms of cannabis and its derivatives from January 1 to September 15.
Police also arrested 420,348 suspects on charges of drug trafficking in the same period, according to statistics from the DGSN in September.
Out of the total number of suspects arrested, 331,252 were arrested when found in possession of drugs.