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Conflict Incident Report

Mt. Lebanon police arrests four suspected drug dealers

Date of incident: 
March 2, 2017
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Judicial Police - ISF
Lebanese Civilians
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

BEIRUT: Mount Lebanon police arrested four men suspected of dealing drugs, authorities said.

Three Lebanese citizens identified by their initials as M.S., 46; A.S., 17; and H.S, 41 were detained by a Judicial police unit while riding a Hyundai in Aramoun, an internal Security Forces said.

A 42-year-old Syrian national was also apprehended with the suspects, it said.

Police seized hashish, cocaine, a pistol, and four bullets. Suspects were referred to authorities for legal action.

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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.