Tag: Cocaine

Morocco: Over 1.4 Tons of Cocaine Seized in 2021

December 23, 2021

Moroccan authorities have seized more than 1.4 tons of cocaine in 2021 and arrested 103,000 people, including 261 foreign nationals, during their relentless battle engaged ... Read More

Morocco Foils Smuggling Over 13 Tons of Cannabis

January 7, 2019

Moroccan security services have announced this weekend the seizure of over 13.7 tons of cannabis at the Tangier-Med port. The drugs were concealed in a ... Read More

Algeria: President Sacks Internal Security Chief amid Cocaine Seizure Scandal

June 27, 2018

The head of the Algerian national security service (DGSN) Abdelghani Hamel has been fired and replaced by Mustapha El-Habiri, head of civil protection directorate, as ... Read More

Morocco Nets 541 kilos of Cocaine in Casablanca Port

February 12, 2018

Moroccan security services have seized 541 kilos of cocaine concealed in a container shipped from Latin America to Casablanca. Six people including a Brazilian national ... Read More

Morocco: Biggest Drug Bust in Country’s History Nets $ 2.7 Billion of Cocaine

October 5, 2017

Two and a half tons of cocaine with a street value of 2.7 billion US dollars were seized by the Moroccan security services, in their ... Read More

Morocco Busts International Cocaine Trafficking Network

November 14, 2016

Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) busted an international cocaine trafficking cell in the southern region of Dakhla. The BCIJ said in a statement ... Read More

Mauritania: One Ton of Cocaine Seized at Nouadhibou Port

August 9, 2016

A coordinated network assault by state security forces on Sunday led to the seizure of one ton of cocaine at Nouadhibou sea port, reports say. ... Read More