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Two men arrested for involvement in car theft ring
Date of incident:
October 14, 2017
Number of Injured:
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Two men were arrested for car theft in southeastern Nabatieh by the Internal Security Forces.
Two Lebanese men, identified as Aa.Z., born in 1988, and F.S., born in 1968, were arrested for stealing cars from rental office in Nabatieh and then smuggling them into Syrian territory.
During the investigation, the man identified as F.S. admitted that the duo would rent cars and then Aa.Z. would sell them. He also 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.
This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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.
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