Administrator of ‘Moul Kaskita’ Channel Brought to Justice Under Arrest (Public Prosecutor)

Public Prosecutor at the first instance court of Settat announced on Tuesday that it has been decided to bring the administrator of the channel “Moul Kaskita” to justice under arrest.

The suspect was arrested following the publication of a video containing insults against Moroccans and constitutional institutions, the public prosecutor recalled in a statement.

Following the statement of 01 December 2019 regarding the arrest of an individual who had published a video on a social network via a channel called “Moul Kaskita” including insults against Moroccans and constitutional institutions, the public prosecutor’s office had received several complaints from citizens concerning the content of the video which includes insults and degrading descriptions, the same source noted, adding that these citizens have stated their willingness to prosecute this individual through these complaints which have been attached to the ongoing investigation with this individual.

After consulting the results of the investigation conducted by the national Brigade of the Judicial Police (BNPJ), it appeared that several expressions contained in this video have no connection with freedom of expression and constitute, from a legal point of view, crimes punishable by law, the statement underlined, noting that the suspect used to produce and publish videos on “Youtube” dealing with subjects that make the buzz, generating him monthly income of MAD 20,000 to 30,000.

The investigation also revealed that this individual had received significant transfers of money from abroad in exchange for his activities, stressed the public prosecutor.

The suspect has been brought to justice under arrest and will be prosecuted, in accordance with the law, for his alleged involvement in the crime of public insults against individuals, indecent assault through obscene gestures and conduct, contempt of constitutional institutions and drug possession, the statement concluded.

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