Counterterrorism: Nearly 5 000 individuals arrested, over 11 kg of cannabis seized last January in Algiers


The security services of the wilaya of Algiers have arrested nearly 5000 suspects involved in cases of possession and consumption of narcotics and carrying prohibited white weapons, last January, and seized more than 11 kg of cannabis, indicated Tuesday a communiqué from the same services.


According to the same source, 3564 cases handled last January, resulted in the arrest of 4935 suspects who were brought before the competent courts, including 1924 cases of drug possession and consumption, in addition to the arrest of 341 suspects in the case of carrying prohibited white weapons and 2670 others involved in various cases.

Samira SALAH



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