The suspects were in possession of drugs and a firearm.
Rabat – Security services in Casablanca arrested three suspects for the possession of drugs and a firearm on December 13.
The suspects are aged 28 and 61, a statement from the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) has said.
Police arrested two suspects in the town of Ibn Reka in the Casablanca province. Police seized a kilogram of cocaine and a firearm during the operation.
Police subsequently arrested the main supplier in Roukala, near the Sidi Rahal region in Casablanca.
The supplier was the subject of a national arrest warrant from the judicial police in El Jadida for his alleged involvement in a case of drug and psychotropic pills trafficking.
Police put the three suspects in custody for further investigations to shed light on the circumstances of the case.
The operation is part of Moroccan authorities’ crackdown on drug trafficking across Morocco. In addition to this operation, Moroccan police also seized 500 kilograms of cannabis resin in Errachidia on December 12.
Police arrested two suspects involved in the case.
The DGSN seized 112 tons and 138 kilograms of cannabis and derivatives in the first nine months of 2019.
During the same period, police also arrested 420,348 people on charges of drug trafficking.