Police arrested three suspects in the operation.
The police seized 2 tons and 230 kilograms of cannabis resin during the operation, according to a statement from the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN).
The suspects had concealed the drugs in a truck, the statement added.
Law enforcement in the city also seized a car, another truck, and 14 mobiles during the operation.
Police put the suspects, aged between 50 and 57, in custody for further investigations to arrest other accomplices involved in the case.
The operation is part of Morocco’s efforts to combat drug trafficking. Security services carried out several other similar operations throughout the month. One of the latest operations was on January 6, when police seized 2 tons and 988 kilograms of cannabis resin.
According to 2019 annual statistics from DGSN, police seized 179,657 tons of cannabis and its derivatives last year. The number represents an increase of 127 tons compared to 2018.
Security units also seized hard drugs, including 542,455 kilograms of cocaine, 7,196 kilograms of heroin, and 1,407,451 psychotropic tablets, including 974,983 ecstasy tablets imported from Europe.