Gaddafi's fugitive son captured

2011-11-19 13:22

Tripoli - Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's fugitive son, Seif al-Islam, has been arrested in the south of the country, a senior National Transitional Council official told AFP on Saturday.

Seif al-Islam, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, was "arrested in southern Libya", said NTC justice minister Mohammed al-Allagui, declining to give any details.

The ICC issued warrants on June 27 against Seif al-Islam as well as his father and Abdullah al-Senussi, the late dictator's intelligence chief, on charges of crimes against humanity in crushing anti-regime protests.

Muammar Gaddafi was killed a month ago after being captured in his hometown of Sirte on the coast.

Read more on:    icc  |  muammar gaddafi  |  seif al-islam  |  libya  |  human rights  |  north africa  |  uprisings

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