ISF Arrest Man for Impersonating Doctor, Robbing Patients
The Internal Security Forces arrested a fake medical practitioner in Beirut’s neighborhood of Minet el-Hosn, after tricking hospital patients and stealing their belongings, the National News Agency reported on Thursday.
ISF issued a statement saying several complaints were filed by citizens complaining that they had been subject to fraud and theft at hospitals around Beirut, Mount Lebanon and the South.
After close monitoring, police were able to arrest a Palestinian national who was identified by his initials as Aa.R.
He has admitted to the charges and that he had pretended to be a doctor.
He said he robbed the hospital patients during their presence in the bathroom after asking them for urine samples.