Police seized several kilograms of cannabis resin and kif, another type of drug.
Rabat – Moroccan police in Sale, Rabat’s twin city arrested three suspects for their involvement in drug trafficking on November 24.
A statement from the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) said that the suspects also smuggle psychotropic tablets. Police arrested the suspects, who were in a car and showed “fierce resistance” to police intervention.
National police already had an arrest warrant out on one of the suspects, police said in a statement.
Police seized 2.25 kilograms of cannabis resin, 2.2 kilograms of kif (a type of drugs) and 3 kilograms of countreift tobacco.
Security services in Sale put the suspects in custody for further investigation in order to shed more light on the case.
The operation is part of Morocco’s efforts to fight drug trafficking and criminal acts across Morocco.
Moroccan security services arrested 420,348 people on charges of drug trafficking from January 1 to September 15.
The police also seized 112 tons and 138 kilograms of cannabis and its derivatives during the same period.
In October, Moroccan customs announced that they had seized a total of 8,342 kilograms of cannabis since October 22.