MOROCCAN POLICE SEIZE 1.65 TONNES OF COCAINE IN 2018

RABAT, Moroccan police have seized 1.65 tonnes of cocaine in 2018, down from the record 2.8 tonnes in 2017, according to official statistics, released on Tuesday.

Anti-drug and psychotropic operations, have resulted, also, in the seizure of 1.3 million hallucinogenic psychotropic tablets and ecstasy, a 43-percent increase from 2017, revealed the annual statistics, released by the Moroccan National Police.

The statistics also showed that 52 tonnes of chira, or hashish, and 693 kilograms of cannabis have been seized this year.

As part of its efforts to combat illegal migration, the Moroccan police have arrested 603 organisers of illegal migration operations, sharply up from 294 in 2017.

Source: NAM News Network

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