Morocco: Over 4 tons of cannabis seized in Atlantic coastal city of Asilah

Morocco: Over 4 tons of cannabis seized in Atlantic coastal city of Asilah

Morocco’s police of the city Asilah, on the northwest tip of the Atlantic coast of the Kingdom, have foiled an attempt to smuggle 4.6 tons of cannabis.

This major drug bust was made during a security combing operation carried out in the city coastline, which led to the discovery and seizure of 117 bales of cannabis, two inflatable boats with four powerful engines and 52 jerry cans containing 1,560 liters of fuel, said the National police in a press release.

 

An investigation has been launched under the supervision of the prosecutor’s office to shed light on this big smuggling attempt and identify all those involved in this criminal operation with a view to bring them to justice

The seizure of this large quantity of narcotics is part of the sustained efforts deployed by the country’s security services to combat international drugs trafficking.

 

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