Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

Libya postpones trial of ex-PM

12 November 2012, 17:01

Tripoli - The spokesperson for Libya's prosecutor general says Muammar Gaddafi's last prime minister has been charged with embezzlement and his trial has been postponed until December to give the defence more time to prepare.

Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi appeared in a Tripoli court on Monday in the defendant's cage for the opening session of his trial.

Adel Baara, the prosecutor general's spokesperson, says the court adjourned the proceedings until 10 December to allow the former prime minister's defence to prepare for the case.

Al-Mahmoudi fled to Tunisia in September 2011 after the fall of Tripoli to rebel forces.

After spending eight months in detention in Tunisia, authorities there agreed to extradite al-Mahmoudi to Libya, despite warnings from rights groups that he could face death or torture in his homeland.

- AP

NEXT ON NEWS24 KENYAX

Oscar trial adjourns for 2 weeks

18 April 2014, 11:56
Share Print

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Chepkwony Robert
Residents loot sugar as truck ove...

Residents of Salgaa trading centre and its environs went to a looting spree after a sugar truck overturned near Salgaa Bridge along the Eldoret-Nakuru highway before catching fire. Read more...

Submitted by
MyNewsKenyaEd
Events to attend this Easter

Here are some of the top events to attend this Easter weekend: Read more...

Submitted by
Millicent Kawii
Court bars sacking of Trade Union...

An Industrial Court has temporarily halted the government from gazetting the sacking of the Registrar of Trade Unions. Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
Maalim does not fear arrest over ...

Former deputy speaker of the National Assembly Farah Maalim says he meant every bit of the comments he made on the government's alleged involvement in terror.  Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
Fresh registration waste of funds...

The government has been lambasted for planning to register Kenyans afresh, terming the process a waste of funds. Read more...

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
KWS officers impound ivory, arres...

Six people have been arrested with a truck filled with pieces of ivory by Kenya Wildlife Service officials in Nairobi. Read more...