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Conflict Incident Report

ISF Arrest Policeman for Car Thefts

Date of incident: 
October 15, 2015
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ISF(internal security forces)

The Internal Security Forces arrested in Baalbek on Thursday a policeman after he was caught on camera stealing cars and then reselling them to dealers, the state-run National News Agency said.
The officer, who serves at one of the police stations west of the Baalbek villages was caught stealing cars on one of the surveillance cameras.
He resells the stolen vehicles to dealers and vehicle merchants in an area east of the Bekaa city of Baalbek, NNA added.
The detained has been referred to the related authorities for interrogations.

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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.