The elements of the state service of the judicial police in Casablanca, in close coordination with the interests of the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance, arrested, on Thursday night, six people suspected of being linked to a criminal network active in the possession and trafficking in narcotics and psychotropic substances, and 13,125 narcotic medical pills were seized.
A report from the General Directorate of National Security indicated that these security interventions resulted in the arrest of two people in the Sidi Othman neighborhood of Casablanca, and in their possession 13,125 Rivotril medical tablets were seized, before the rest of the suspects were arrested. during a security operation that was carried out simultaneously in coordination with the interests of the Royal Gendarmerie in the “Boskoura” area, on the outskirts of Casablanca, on suspicion of his involvement in the activity of this criminal network.
The same source added that, in addition to the psychotropic substances seized, the raids carried out in the framework of this case resulted in the seizure of a motorcycle and a set of mobile phones, as well as the seizure of large sums of money suspected of coming from the product. criminal of this criminal activity.
The suspects were kept in theoretical custody in the judicial investigation, which is supervised by the competent Public Ministry, with the aim of identifying the rest of the alleged perpetrators and the possible extensions of this criminal activity.
The communication indicated that the frustration of this criminal activity occurred in the context of the intense efforts of the security services to combat the smuggling and promotion of narcotic pills, which is one of the causes that lead to the perpetration of violent crimes.