The list of suspects includes two women.
Rabat – Police arrested five suspects for trafficking psychotropic tablets in Ain Hrouda, near Casablanca on Thursday, November 14.
Security services seized 2,698 psychotropic tablets of the type “rivotril” from a vehicle, a statement from the General Directorate of National Security has said.
The police found the drugs in a vehicle during a search operation, in collaboration with judicial police and the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance (DGST).
The list of suspects includes two women. The DGSN statement said that two of the suspects were subject to a search notice at the national level for drug trafficking and assault in Casablanca and Tangier.
Police put the suspects in custody for further investigation into the circumstances of the case and to arrest possible accomplices.
Morocco’s General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) said in September that police seized 1,161,000 psychotropic pills from January 1 to September 15.
Security services arrested 420,348 people on charges of drug trafficking during the same period.