MDN: 2 drug traffickers arrested, more than 240 kg of treated Hashish seized in Tlemcen


Two drug traffickers were arrested and more than 240 kilograms of treatd Hashish seized by a detachment of  People’s National Army  and elements of the National Gendarmerie, Friday in Tlemcen, said Saturday a statement from the Ministry of National Defense.


“As part of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, a detachment of People’s Naional Army and elements of the National Gendarmerie arrested, on June 8, 2018, in Tlemcen (2nd Military Region), two (2) drug traffickers and seized a commercial vehicle loaded with 240 kilograms and 790 grams of treated Hashish, “said the statement.

Similarly, a detachment of the ANP “seized a truck loaded with six (6) tons of food in Ain Guezzam (6th Military Region),” noted the same source.

In addition, detachments of the ANP and elements of the National Gendarmerie “arrested twenty-eight (28) illegal immigrants of different nationalities in Tlemcen and Ouargla,” the statement concluded.





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