The smugglers concealed the cocaine in a sugar shipment.
The smugglers involved in the operation concealed the drug in a sugar shipment. The network wanted to smuggle the drug to Morocco through the port of Santos, in Sao Paulo to Tanger-Med port in northern Morocco.
Customs found the drugs inside two containers of 120 sugar bags in two.
Security services used sniffer dogs to find the concealed drugs.
Prensa Latina said that customs in Brazil found 47.1 tons of cocaine between January and October at the ports terminals. Police seized 18.9 tons of cocaine at the port of Santos alone, the agency added.
Cocaine is also one of the common consumed drugs in Morocco.
On November 19, Morocco recorded one of the most important crackdowns on cocaine smuggling. During the operation police seized 478 kilograms of cocaine at an apartment on the outskirts of Rabat.
From January 1 to September 15 2019, Moroccan police seized 44 kilograms of cocaine.