Algeria – The Director General of National Security, Colonel Mustapha El-Habiri, sent a message of congratulation to the Director General of Algerian Customs, Farouk Bahamid, for the record seizure of a sum in currency at the border post of Betita, in the wilaya of Tebessa.
Algerian customs agents have, in fact, seized the sum of 2.2 million euros at the border post of Betita. This huge sum was hidden in a vehicle.
A young man, just 26 years old, was arrested for attempting to transfer foreign currency illegally. This is the most important seizure operation of the season, a customs source told ALG24.