Morocco’s BCIJ Arrests 6 ISIS-Linked Terror Suspects Near Casablanca, Northern Morocco

By on October 25, 2019

Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) dismantled two ISIS-linked terror cells in Dar Bouazza near Casablanca and Chefchaouenon on Friday, October 25.

The first operation took place in Dar Bouazza, a coastal town in the Casablanca-Settat region.

The BCIJ seized weapons including knives, ammunition, and materials used to manufacture explosives. The security services also confiscated ISIS flags during the operation.

BCIJ arrested two suspects aged 26 and 27 during the same operation, according to Moroccan television channel 2M.

The second operation took place in an informal township called “douar Bouabid” in Dar Bouazza. During the operation, the BCIJ staff arrested a third suspect aged 20 years.

The BCIJ arrested two more ISIS-linked suspects in Chefchaouen on Friday, October 25. The two suspects have links to ISIS.

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