The manufacture of firearms involves 10 people in Taza

The manufacture of firearms involves 10 people in Taza

Friday 4 November 2022 – 15:47

Given the truthful information provided by the interests of the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance, elements of the National Judicial Police managed to arrest ten people, three of whom have criminal records, on suspicion of being linked to a criminal network specialized in preparation and manufacture of firearms.

A report from the General Directorate of National Security indicated that the security services had recruited 153 police officers, including deans, judicial police officers, intervention agents and trained police dog supervisors, to carry out this security operation in several mountainous areas of the outskirts of the city of Taza, and 34 police vehicles were used to carry out intervention operations.

The statement added that the raids carried out in the homes of the suspects resulted in the seizure of ten rifles, three cannons, 137 live ammunition cartridges and ten empty cartridges, in addition to a set of equipment and materials used in the facility. and manufacture of rifles.

The same source indicated that, according to preliminary information from the investigation, members of this criminal network are suspected of illegally preparing and installing firearms, and distributing them to people, including drug and psychotropic promoters.

The suspects were kept in theoretical custody in the judicial investigation supervised by the competent Public Ministry, in order to reveal all the possible extensions and connections of the detainees with the criminal networks, as well as to arrest all those involved in this case.

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