N: arrest of 7 people involved in international drug trafficking

The police went to the arrests about based on accurate information provided by the intelligence agency DGST.

The judicial police of Nador arrested this morning seven people because of their alleged links to a criminal network that is active in the international trade of drugs and psychotropic substances. The police went to the arrests about based on accurate information provided by the intelligence agency DGST.

According to a statement from the Directorate General of national security (DGSN) resulted a house search at the prime suspect in Douar Laababda (province Denise) to the seizure of 12.61 tons of hash, a shotgun, a sum of 115,000 dirham and 8 vehicles with false number plates, one of which is the subject of a declaration of theft in a European country.

The House searches by the security services also resulted in the seizure of 15,500 boxes illegal contraband cigarettes of various brands and 6 tons of gasoline stored in plastic containers, the DGSN said.

The suspects are in police custody filed during the investigation, which still runs and is under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor to all activities and ramifications of this criminal network to reveal, said the same source.