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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrested women for prostitution and theft

Date of incident: 
November 22, 2017
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Lebanese Civilians
ISF Intelligence Branch

Internal Security Forces Information Branch arrested two women on charges of prostitution and theft.

Lebanese nationals, identified as F.R., born in 1975 and W.J. born in 1993, were arrested on Nov. 20 and 22 after investigations.It said the pair are suspected of forming a gang to lure young men and induce them to engage in prostitution and then steal from them.

ISF reported that the “young men” were then robbed by the pair, with one victim having $1,000 taken, in an orchard near south Lebanon’s Zahrani. During questioning, the pair reportedly confessed to the charges as well as engaging in prostitution and fraud.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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Classification of conflict (primary): 
Conflicts of social discrimination
Violent and unjust treatment of different categories of people and individuals based on race, age, gender or sexuality, committed by the State, groups and individuals, related to a lack of protection and rights, inefficiency of the Justice system and persisting social and economic vulnerabilities.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.