AFP MARCOS MORENO
Police officers in Agadir, Morocco, managed to thwart a secret immigration process, and arrested 4 people suspected of being involved in organizing illegal immigration and human trafficking.
A statement by the General Directorate of National Security indicated that “the suspects were arrested at the fishing port in Agadir while they were in flagrante delicto while trying to deport 20 candidates for illegal immigration on board a fishing boat.”
He added, “The candidates for illegal immigration arrested in this case have different nationalities, including Moroccan citizens and 9 others with Egyptian and Yemeni nationalities.”
He continued: “The inspection process resulted in seizing 6 life jackets, mobile phones, and sums of money in national and foreign currencies.”
The directorate affirmed that all those arrested were subjected to investigation, with the aim of uncovering all the circumstances and circumstances of the case, and identifying all potential extensions and connections to this network.