Morocco takes more than 8,000 arrests beggars hard on:

In the first months of this year, the Moroccan authorities 8,593 people arrested for begging.

Among them were women and children, 1,177 2,492 415 foreigners. The Directorate General of national security (DGSN), that in Morocco the authority in the field of police, announced earlier that the battle it out against beggars. Those arrested were picked up during special police actions. In addition to the 35 arrests were large knives and 22 cases drugs seized, according to news agency folder.

In 159 cases there was begging with violence or threat of violence, 189 cases had to do with exploitation of children and 26 persons made abuse of a disability or were pretending there is even a.