A heavy goods vehicle was intercepted on Sunday on the A9 motorway, near Nîmes, in the Gard.

The truck was traveling in the Montpellier – Lyon direction and came from Spain.

According to the statements of the driver, he had to go to Germany.

On board, the police got their hands on a cargo of 160 kg of cannabis resin.

Placed in custody, the driver must explain the origin of the drug.

At the end of this, he should be presented to the prosecution for his presentation to the criminal court of Nîmes in order to be judged there in immediate appearance.

He faces a sentence of several years in prison.


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