BEIRUT: Seven people were arrested in Beirut Wednesday for a variety of offenses, including drug possession.
A statement issued by the Internal Security Forces Thursday said a Kuwaiti national, 22, was arrested in Downtown Beirut for possessing cocaine and hashish.
A Lebanese man, 24, was detained with him, the police said.
Another drug arrest was made in the Nahr neighborhood of the city when two men, ages 23 and 26, were picked up for possessing hashish.
In the neighborhood of Basta, a 37-year-old man was arrested on an outstanding warrant for attempted murder, while a 28-year-old man was detained on an outstanding warrant for attempted robbery.