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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrested 2 suspects for theft and forgery in south Lebanon

Date of incident: 
August 12, 2017
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

South Lebanon police arrested two men over theft and forgery charges.

A patrol from ISF’s Information Branch apprehended A.Sh., 33, and H.Q., 34, in Sidon for repeatedly buying home appliance from showrooms in Tyre and the surrounding area, by using stolen and counterfeited cheques.

The two Lebanese nationals also admitted to abusing drugs, the ISF said, adding that they are currently held in Sidon’s Mar Elias police station.

A.Sh. is wanted for forgery and sabotage while H.Q. was wanted over purposfully using cheques without sufficient money, the ISF said.

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Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.