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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrested a Palestinian for dealing in Saida

Date of incident: 
October 22, 2017
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
Police made two arrests on October 22 in the old city of Sidon for drug dealing, as part of a crackdown on drug users and promoters in the southern city.
Internal Security Forces’ Information Branch arrested Lebanese Hamza H. and Palestinian Mahmoud Z. at their houses separately.
It is believed that they were under the influence of drugs when they were arrested. They were referred to the relevant judicial authorities in an attempt to track down where they obtained the drugs.
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Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.