Morocco nabs Nigerian man over suspected cocaine smuggling

crimeThe Moroccan police said it arrested on Saturday a Nigerian who was attempting to smuggle cocaine at the Casablanca airport.

The 35-year-old suspect was carrying 13 capsules containing 280 grams of cocaine in his underwear, the police said in a statement.

The Nigerian man was transferred to a local hospital for medical examinations on suspicion of swallowing capsules of the illicit substance.

The investigation, led by the judicial police under the supervision of the public prosecutor, is still underway.