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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrested suspect with numerous pending arrest warrants

Date of incident: 
November 17, 2017
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
The Internal Security Forces arrested a suspect wanted on multiple charges at the Dahr al-Baidar checkpoint in the Zahle region.
The suspect, identified as Palestinian H.A., born in 1994, had warrants out for his arrest in connection to crimes including attempted murder, breaking and entering, fleeing the scene of a crime, drug-related offenses and possession of a knife.
He was arrested on suspicion of transporting a quantity of drugs found in the van he was traveling in, including 1 kilo of hash, 20 grams of marijuana and 20 captagon pills.
The suspect was referred to a local drug enforcement office in the Bekaa for further questioning.
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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.