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Robberies, muggings and suicide top crime report
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BEIRUT: The suicide of a domestic worker and string of robberies and muggings across the country topped Friday’s police reports. In the town of Hammana in Baabda, an Ethiopian domestic worker was found hanging from a rope by her employer, identified as A. Mansour.

In Baalbek, three unidentified men mugged Salim Yassine in the village of Rasm and robbed him of LL1.8 million. The muggers then fled the scene in a white jeep bearing a foreign license plate. The victim described the two muggers, but said the third was wearing a mask.

Also in Baalbek, two men in a white Renault car mugged Syrian national Rida Shami, stealing his wallet, his identification documents and an undisclosed amount of money.

In the Chouf village of Shahim, thieves broke into Zenat Hamza’s home and robbed her of $7,000 worth of jewelry. An investigation has been launched into the matter.

Syrian national Abdullah Mehaji was mugged by a taxi driver in the Beirut suburb of Sin al-Fil and robbed of his mobile phone and money.

Mehaji later gave the police a description of the driver, his car and its license plate number.

Also in Metn, in Mansourieh, three men mugged three Syrian workers inside their makeshift home, also making off with money and unspecified equipment.

In the next door Beirut suburb of Dikwaneh, Georgette Khoury reported that her purse was stolen while she was attending church. Khoury said the purse contained her identification papers and LL900,000 in cash.

Separately, five armed men stormed into the Nabatieh governorate building and assaulted an employee in the Real Estate Department.

Naji Rammal later filed a complaint with local police against the five men, who he claimed threatened, insulted and assaulted him.

In Beirut, two young men were arrested in the neighborhood of Gemmayzeh, along with two others in Cola, all for drug possession.

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 20, 2013, on page 2.
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