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Conflict Incident Report

Police arrest drug dealer in Metn

Date of incident: 
June 6, 2017
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)

Police arrested a 21-year-old suspected drug dealer, the Internal Security Forces announced.

The suspect was arrested in the Metn area of Fanar in a black Nissan. Police confiscated a large amount of drugs in his vehicle, packed in small backs and ready to be sold, ISF said. The drugs consisted of 76 bags of salvia, 32 grams of cocaine and 100 grams of hashish. The suspect was referred to the judiciary for further investigation.

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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.