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Police arrests during Eid al-Fitr holiday

A police car exits the Roumieh prison, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

BEIRUT: Several arrests were made during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, over offenses that included drug possession, stolen vehicles and weapons possession.

The ISF released a statement Thursday saying that 23 arrests were made, and 46 motorcycles and 13 cars confiscated during Eid al-Fitr in Beirut.

Among the 23 arrested, 10 were detained for drug possession, two for robbery, two for driving stolen motorcycles, two for carrying weapons, one for prostitution and the rest for different offenses.





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