You are here
Conflict Analysis Project » Geo-Located Mapping of Conflicts » 2 arrested for drug trafficking in Burj al-Barajneh
Conflict Incident Report
2 arrested for drug trafficking in Burj al-Barajneh
Date of incident:
January 25, 2018
Number of Injured:
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
The Lebanese Army arrested two men for trafficking and distributing drugs in Beirut’s Burj al-Barajneh area, an Army statement said.
The suspects, identified as Hussain. M. and Rabiaa. M., were arrested in possession of a military-grade pistol as well as several kinds of drugs including 73 envelopes of cocaine, 24 additional containers of a cocaine derivate known colloquially as "buzz," seven bags of salvia and two bags of hashish, in addition to 21 other pills and an amount of money.
The suspects were referred to the judiciary and investigation was opened.
Classification of conflict (primary):
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.
Baabda / Several road blocks in Beirut's southern suburbs, central Bekaa and the North
Baabda / Artillery shelling on Burj al-Barajneh and Chatila claim 96 lives
Baabda / Fighting between Amal and Palestinian militias in Burj al-Barajneh claim 42 lives