Morocco: Over 840 kg of Cannabis Seized in Tanger-Med Port

Moroccan security services foiled on Monday the smuggling of 840 kg of cannabis at the Tanger-Med Port. The drugs were concealed inside utensils and pottery goods destined for export.

The banned substance was carried by a vehicle registered in Morocco and heading for Spain. The driver, a 50-year-old Moroccan man, was arrested.

Moroccan authorities opened an investigation to determine the possible links between this smuggling operation and international drug-trafficking networks.

This drug-busting operation shows that smugglers are trying to use the strategic position of the North African Kingdom as a transit point to European market.

Morocco works closely with European partners to combat drug trafficking. The international community recognizes the country’s efforts and supports its policies to fight cannabis cultivation and trafficking.

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