The Mulhouse High Court (illustration). - B. Poussard / 20 Minutes.
- Seven men, aged 20 to 33, were imprisoned in Mulhouse on Thursday. Six for drug trafficking and a seventh for money laundering.
- These imprisonments come after the dismantling of a network of traffickers in a district of the capital of Haut-Rhin, at the beginning of the week.
- During the arrest of the defendants on Monday by 70 police officers, with the support of two Raid branches and a canine brigade, 30,000 euros and two kilos of cannabis resin were seized.
Seven men, aged 20 to 33, were charged and imprisoned Thursday after the dismantling of a network of drug traffickers in a sensitive area of Mulhouse, we learned from the prosecution, confirming information from Latest news from Alsace .
A large police force had to be deployed around the judicial court during the presentation of the alleged traffickers to an investigating judge in order to contain the relatives who came to support them. The suspects are suspected of having organized drug trafficking in the form of a drive in the Drouot district, classified as a priority security zone (ZSP), placed under their control.
The establishment by the prosecution of the capital of Haut-Rhin in early March of a "local crime treatment group" after a series of urban violence, allowed the "group to fight against the underground economy and narcotics »Of departmental security to identify the entire traffic chain: suppliers, sellers, lookouts and nurses (people responsible for keeping drugs at their homes).
A kilo of cannabis resin sold every day?
During the arrest of the defendants on Monday by 70 police officers, with the support of two Raid branches and a canine brigade, 30,000 euros and two kilos of cannabis resin were seized. Investigators suspect the suspected traffickers of having sold a kilo of cannabis resin every day in around 100 daily transactions.
After their police custody, six men were charged with drug trafficking and a seventh for money laundering. Two other individuals, imprisoned in connection with separate cases, were removed from their cells for hearing. They will be presented later to an examining magistrate.
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