315 capsules containing cocaine seized on Mohamed V

Four nationals of West African countries have been arrested on the Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca for the possession of 5.77 315 kilos of cocaine hidden in capsules.

According to a press release from the Directorate General of national security (DGSN) have the police officers from the airport on 22 and 24 June three Nigerian and one Guinea-Bissauan arrested for their involvement in the trade in cocaine.

The men arrived on a flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil and had a stopover in Casablanca. After a scan the hard drug capsules in their stomach were detected. Last year, the already settled occurred that Subahara Africans from and to Brazil during a transit at the airport Mohammed V are caught for illegally dealing in drugs.

After they were arrested they were transferred to the University Hospital in Casablanca to the Ibn free Wi with drug-filled capsules to remove. After the capsules had been removed, the men were taken into custody and for the investigation under the supervision of the competent prosecutor posted to their links to the international drug trade.

This operation is carried out within the framework of the efforts of the Moroccan security services to combat cross-border crimes, especially the international drug trade.