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Conflict Incident Report

Judicial police arrests Syrian ship captain in Cornish Mazraa for smuggling drugs to Europe, Libya and Egypt

Date of incident: 
April 29, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Judicial Police - ISF

NNA - After thorough investigations and intense monitoring, Central anti-drug Bureau of the judicial police managed to arrest a Syrian ship captain (the mastermind of a drugs network) in the area of Corniche Mazraa for smuggling drugs via the Mediterranean sea to Europe, Libya and Egypt, Internal Security Forces Directorate General said in a communiqué on Wednesday.
Investigations are currently underway under the supervision of the concerned judiciary to arrest other network culprits.

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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.