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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrest men on charges of dealing drugs in Jal al-Dib

Date of incident: 
June 28, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

The Internal Security Forces announced the arrest of five men north of Beirut on charges of drug dealing.

33-year-old H.Aa. and 22-year-old F.M., both Syrian, were arrested on June 28 in Jal al-Dib on charges of dealing drugs.

Upon arrest, police found a gun in the suspects' possession, in addition to a large amount of drugs of various types.

The drugs included 114 grams of salvia, 33 grams of hashish, 93 grams of cocaine, 110 Tramadol pills and 73 Captagon pills.

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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.