Police found the cannabis hidden in a Spain-registered truck.
Rabat – Moroccan police in collaboration with customs at the crossing point in Ceuta seized 130 kilogram of cannabis resin on November 7.
A source from Moroccan customs told Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) that the joint operation enabled police to find the drugs hidden in a Spanish-registered vehicle.
Police arrested the driver of the vehicle, who Spanish authorities said turned out to be a Moroccan national residing in Spain.
Police put the suspect in custody in the city of Tetouan in Northern morocco for further investigations.
The operation is part of Morocco’s determination to fight against drug trafficking and cross border crimes.
In October, Moroccan customs announced that they had seized a total of 8,342 kilograms of cannabis since October 22.
Meanwhile, police seized 112 tons and 138 kilograms of cannabis and its derivatives from January 1 to September 15, 2019.