India and Morocco sign agreement on mutual legal assistance

India and Morocco have signed an agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. The agreement will strengthen bilateral cooperation and enhance effectiveness and provide a broad legal framework for prevention, investigation and prosecution of crimes as well as in tracing, restraint and confiscation of funds meant to finance terrorist acts.

It was signed by Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and Morocco Minister of Justice, Mohamed Aujjar in New Delhi today. Both the Ministers reiterated their resolve to jointly counter the threats posed by organized crime and terrorism.

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