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Conflict Incident Report

3 arrested on drug charges

Date of incident: 
December 23, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

The Internal Security Forces arrested three suspects for promoting drugs in the Metn area of Mansourieh, an ISF statement said.

The suspects, identified as Syrian nationals Aa.Aa., born in 2000, A.S., born in 1978, and M.N., born in 1995, were arrested and found to be in possession of 200 grams of hashish packaged into six bags, in addition to rolling papers and a sensitive scale.

The group was found to be operating around the Metn expressway, between Broummana and Mansourieh.

M.N. reportedly had an existing warrant out for his arrest on drug crimes.

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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.