Dismantling of a terrorist cell affiliated with “Daesh” operating in the towns of Tiznit and Sidi Slimane


As part of sustained efforts to confront the dangers of violent extremism and defeat the terrorist threats that threaten the security of the Kingdom and the security of citizens, the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ) reporting to the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance (DGST) proceeded, on Tuesday morning, to the dismantling of a terrorist cell affiliated with the “Daesh” organization, whose members were active in the towns of Tiznit and Sidi Slimane.

This large-scale security operation carried out by elements of the special force of the Rapid Intervention Brigade allowed the arrest of 4 extremists, aged 22 to 44, indicates a press release from the BCIJ.

The searches carried out at the homes of the accused led to the seizure of paramilitary materials, including a tactical vest, a helmet, a viewfinder and a hood, in addition to manuscripts of an extremist nature and a set of electronic media which will be submitted for expertise. digital necessary, specifies the same source.

The first elements of the investigation revealed that the members of this terrorist cell engaged in suspicious operations, with a view to mobilizing the financial resources and logistical support necessary with a view to carrying out terrorist projects in the Kingdom in with a view to undermining public order.

The suspects arrested as part of this terrorist cell were placed in police custody for the purposes of the preliminary investigation carried out under the supervision of the prosecution in charge of terrorism affairs, with a view to identifying all their terrorist plans and projects. and to elucidate the ramifications and possible links of this terrorist cell which once again demonstrates the increase in terrorist threats, the press release concludes.

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