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Conflict Incident Report

Drug dealer arrested in Gemmayzeh

Date of incident: 
September 3, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

On 03 Sep 16, the ISF managed to arrest a Lebanese National riding a motorcycle in Gemmayzeh, Beirut. He was arrested for drug dealing and captured while selling cocaine to a Syrian National who was also arrested. 22 Grams of cocaine were also seized.

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.