410 false guides arrested in Fez

The police of the city of Fes announced yesterday to have arrested 410 false guides in the past one and a half months.

Between 1 January and 19 February, the tourist police of Fez 410 people arrested who acted as a guide without permission of the authorities.

This special police unit has the task to the sights of the old medina of Fez to protect and to ensure the safety of tourists.

This 410 arrested persons, who do not have the necessary administrative authorisation to exercise the profession of guide, according to the police the troublesome visitors at the tourist sites and around hotels and riads.

All 410 arrested persons were placed in custody and their files have been transferred to the Office of the public prosecutor.