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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrested a man for belonging to car theft ring

Date of incident: 
October 14, 2017
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)

On October 14, two men suspected of belonging to a car theft ring were arrested. During the investigation, one of the suspects said that another man identified as H.J. played a role in the scam. H.J. was subsequently arrested by the ISF in Hermel in Bekaa.

Thus far 22 cars have been reported stolen, 16 of which were rented by the detainees while the other six were stolen from car owners.
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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.