Benguerir: policeman shoots with sword wielding man down

A police officer in the Benguerir in Marrakech-Safi-region has its service weapon used to a suspect.

The police pursued Tuesday a suspect who ran with a large sword to swing. A police officer used his service weapon after the suspect refused to comply with the orders of the authorities and the agents threatened.

According to a press release from the Directorate General of national security (DGSN) has one of the policemen fired a warning shot and then a second bullet, which in the left foot of the suspect.

The suspect was transferred to the hospital to get the necessary medical care, while the sword was confiscated. Police said that the man in custody will be posted as soon as he is out of the hospital.

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