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Conflict Incident Report

2 people arrested with small amount of cocaine

Date of incident: 
February 4, 2018
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

Internal Security Forces arrested two suspects in possession of a small amount of cocaine in Kesrouan, an ISF statement reported.

The suspects, Lebanese nationals identified as M.Aa., born in 1973, and A.Kh., born in 1997, were arrested in Safra after being stopped in their Kia Rio vehicle.

After conducting a search, the ISF found 35 small plastic boxes that contained cocaine and a variant of cocaine, weighing about 6 grams in total, in addition to an unspecified amount of money.

The ISF statement also reported that a “piece,” of hash was seized.

During interrogation, the suspects reportedly admitted to selling the drugs.

Investigations are ongoing under the supervision of the judiciary.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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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.