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MOROCCO-GUYANA: Guyanese held in North African country with cocaine

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014, 17:48 by GxMedia

(MOROCCO WORLD NEWS).-Morocco Customs has seized 2.4 kg cocaine and arrested a Guyanese national at the Casablanca Mohammed V airport in that North African country on Saturday, an official told Customs Today.

The illegal substance was hidden inside the luggage of the Guyanese drug trafficker who was traveling from Sao Paulo to Cotonou (Benin), said the airport’s judiciary police Chief Abdelhadi Siba.

The dealer is kept in police custody to complete the investigation under the supervision of the public prosecutor of Casablanca first instance court.

Moroccan authoritries do not release the names of persons even after they are charged.