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Conflict Incident Report

Elderly man robbed in Bejje

Date of incident: 
July 22, 2018
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Lebanese Civilians

The Internal Security Forces arrested a man in Jbeil for scamming and fraud, according to the state-run National News Agency.

The suspect, identified as A.B.Aa., born 1972 in Chouf, stole $600 Sunday from an elderly man who is a member of the Abi Akl family. The suspect is accused of claiming to be a handmade-products salesman and entering Abi Akl’s Bejjeh home to steal the money, though he returned to the elderly man’s home the following morning and returned LL 400,000 ($267), the NNA reported.

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Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.