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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrested member of car thief gang

Date of incident: 
October 16, 2017
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)
The Internal Security Forces arrested four suspected car thieves.
The ISF's International Crimes Prevention Bureau detained suspect Aa.S., born in 1984, on October 5; Lebanese national Sh.M., born in 1975, detained on October 11; Q.B., born in 1965 and arrested on October 12; and M.Gh. born in 1988, arrested on October 16.
The suspects, memebrs of a “gang who steal cars,” were detained in various locations: Beirut's southern Al-Laylaki neighborhood, and Baalbeck's Tamnin and Brital.
During investigations, the suspects allegedly admitted to stealing several Kia Sportage and Hyundai Tucson cars from Beirut and Mount Lebanon.
This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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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.