Moroccan Police Seize 568,000 of Ecstasy Tablets in Tangier


Rabat – Members of the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN), in collaboration with the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance (DGST) seized 568,000 tables of ecstasy on Saturday at the Tangier-Med port.

The psychotropic tables were concealed aboard an international transport truck from Europe.

In a statement, the DGSN said that the large amount of the psychotropic tables were carefully concealed inside the spare tires of a Moroccan-registered truck.

DGSN said that preliminary investigation made the arrest of the truck’s driver possible. Police also arrested the driver’s assistant.

Police placed the suspects in custody for further investigation to the determine possible suspects involved in a  possible drug trafficking network.

The operation is in line with security strategies to combat drug trafficking and criminal networks.