Police in Tangier Arrest Assaulter of German Tourist

Rabat – Coordinating with the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) and after several hours of investigation, Tangier’s judiciary police arrested on Saturday the suspect who physically assaulted a German tourist and tried to grab her handbag.The DGSN stated in its communiqué that “preliminary information for the investigation revealed that the suspect, 29 years old, from Guelmim [south of Morocco], was residing temporarily in the city of Tangier at his brother’s house.”It added that, “the information available at this stage of the search shows that he suffers from psychological symptoms.”The police seized a medium-sized knife used in committing the crime in addition to the clothes the suspect wore during the assault.Authorities placed the aggressor in detention to investigate with him the circumstances and motives of committing the aggression. On Friday, June 14, a 50-year-old German woman was assaulted in a public street in Tangier.Read also: Marrakech Police Arrest 5 British Nationals for Currency ForgeryAccording to a witness, the suspect and the victim had been cohabiting in an apartment belonging to an acquaintance, who turned out to be the assaulter’s brother, according to DGSN.The witness added that the suspect had begun to argue with the German woman, before assaulting her. read more

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