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Conflict Incident Report

ISF detains minor accused of selling drugs

Date of incident: 
January 13, 2016
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ISF(internal security forces)

Internal Security Forces Wednesday detained F.B., a minor, who was arrested in Mreijeh, a southern suburb of Beirut, after police gathered information that he was using his bicycle to move around the area and look for clients. It added that at the time of his arrest police found in his possession 50 grams of hash, 15.5 grams of cocaine and 6.5 grams of marijuana sealed in envelopes. He was referred to the Central Anti-Drug Bureau for 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.