Morocco police launch app to track movements amid lockdown


Police officers patrol streets, following the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, on the outskirts of Casablanca, Morocco. The app aims to let police 'know which checkpoints a person has passed through, allowing them to trace their movements', MAP reported, citing DGSN officials. — Reuters

RABAT: Moroccan police have started using a mobile application in recent days to track violators of the kingdom's lockdown in response to the coronavirus, according to the official MAP news agency.

The application was built by developers from the country's national security force DGSN and its launch was confirmed by MAP overnight Tuesday.

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