Tunisia sentences four youth to 20 years in prison for drug trafficking
The Tunis court of first instance sentenced Tuesday four young men to 20 years in prison for forming a drug trafficking network in the capital, Tunisie Numerique reports.
The defendants, according to the investigative media, brought into the country the drug from a country in the Maghreb region, through the North-East governorates.
They had dissimulated the banned substance in an apartment located in the southern suburb of the capital before distributing it to youth in the capital.
The court also slapped around $35,000-fine on each. Tunisia has criminalized the use of drogue.