Over 3 kg of cocaine seized at Casablanca international airport

Casablanca – Three West African nationals, including a woman, travelling from Sao Paulo to Kotono, were arrested Saturday by the police of the Casablanca international airport for possession of 3.35 kg of cocaine.The drugs were concealed in women handbags, chief of the judicial police of the airport, Abdelhadi Siba told MAP.The defendants, two from Benin and one Sierra Leonean, were transferred to a Hospital in Casablanca after authorities suspected they have swallowed cocaine capsules, chief of the airport brigade for fighting against international drug trafficking said. Since last Marsh, 280 kg of solid drugs were seized and 78 persons of different nationalities were arrested, he added.

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