After committing criminal acts in Sefrou, the suspect fled to a remote area near the city of Nador.
Rabat – The judicial police brigade of Nador, northern Morocco, arrested a 23-year-old individual with multiple criminal records on Monday, December 2, for his alleged involvement in a case of kidnapping and rape under the threat of violence.
On November 21, the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) received a complaint from a 30-year-old woman accusing an unidentified person of kidnapping and rape under threat of violence. After launching an investigation, the police identified the suspect and issued a national-scale search warrant against him, said DGSN in a statement.
The DGSN added that the suspect fled after committing the criminal acts.
Investigations determined that the suspect was hiding in the village Jemaa Ben Tayeb in the province of Driouch, 55 kilometers southwest of Nador.
Arresting officers handed the suspect over to the Sefrou judicial police brigade for the purposes of the ongoing investigation, under the supervision of the competent prosecutor’s office.