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Conflict Incident Report

Police arrest fugitive in Bekaa Valley raid

Date of incident: 
October 14, 2016
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

On 14 Oct 16, the Internal Security Forces arrested a dangerous fugitive during a raid on his Bekaa Valley residence. The 61-year-old suspect had 45 warrants out for his arrest, and was charged with crimes linked to drugs, kidnapping, robbery and forgery. The ISF found a 9mm Steyr pistol in his possession during the raid on his home in Sahl Hrabta.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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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.