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Conflict Incident Report

2 arrested at east Lebanon checkpoint for drug possession

Date of incident: 
June 26, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

Two people were arrested for drug possession at the Dahr al-Baidar checkpoint in east Lebanon, Internal Security Forces announced. H.H, 19 and 24-year-old R.M were found carrying 500 grams of hashish and an unidentified pill.

Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
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.