DGSN: 8 travelers suspected of presenting false covid-19 tests

The Nador Judicial Police Brigade opened on Saturday an investigation under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office, against eight travelers of Moroccan nationality suspected of having presented false covid-19 tests. In a press release, the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN) indicates that border control procedures and health security devices have made it possible to arrest suspicious travelers, including a positive case, at the port of Nador, after having presented false covid-19 tests when they were about to leave the national territory. Seven accused were subjected to a judicial investigation while the eighth, positive, was placed in quarantine, as part of the investigation ordered by the competent public prosecutor’s office to identify all the people involved in the falsification of these tests. and medical certificates and determine all possible ramifications of these criminal acts, adds the same source. The arrest of suspects comes as part of the strengthening and tightening of border control measures, in coordination with the medical services and the competent public authorities, in order to firmly fight against the falsification of covid-19 tests and ensure the health security of all citizens, concludes the DGSN.