The National Directorate of National Security reported that the amount of cocaine that was discharged from the intestines of a Brazilian citizen at the Ibn Rushd University Hospital in Casablanca on Monday evening amounted to 985 grams wrapped inside 87 capsules.
The Directorate General of National Security said in a communique Tuesday that the national security forces at the Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca had arrested the suspect on April 4 on the flight from Sao Paulo airport in Brazil, on the basis of departure on the same day In the direction of the French capital (Paris), after the screening procedure showed the presence of suspicious substances in his stomach are capsules suspected of containing the drug cocaine.
According to the same source, the suspect was kept under medical supervision at the hospital until the cocaine powder capsules were emptied, and he was placed under the custody of the theoretical guard against the background of the research being carried out under the supervision of the competent public prosecution. Cocaine between Europe and Latin America.
The communication stated that the arrest of the Brazilian citizen was part of the ongoing efforts of the Directorate General of National Security to combat trafficking in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, as well as the strengthening of mechanisms for international cooperation in the security field.