24 individuals arrested, more than 2kg of treated Hashish seized


ALGIERS – Twenty-four (24) individuals were arrested and more than two (2) kilograms of  treated Hashish and several other items were seized, on Sunday, in Bordj Badji Mokhtar and In Guezzam by detachments of the National People’s Army (ANP), said, Monday, the Department of National Defense in a statement.

“As part of the fight against organized crime, detachments of the ANP arrested, on 18 August 2019 in Bordj Badji Mokhtar and In Guezzam / 6th Military Region, (24) individuals and seized (04) all-terrain vehicles , two (02) motorcycles, (2.42) kilograms of treated kif, (21) generators, (09) jackhammers, (06) metal detectors and (11) bags of raw gold and rock mixture,” added the same source.

In another context, “elements of the National Gendarmerie have apprehended, in Relizane and Tebessa, three (03) individuals and seized a shotgun and (16,250) bullets of different calibres”.

Moreover, “Coast Guard foiled, in Oran and Jijel, attempts of illegal emigration of (47) people aboard craft boat, while (18) illegal immigrants of different nationalities were intercepted in Béchar “, the statement concluded.


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