Rebels holding on to Gaddafi's son
21 November 2011, 08:50
Zintan - The rebels who captured Muammar Gaddafi's son and one-time
heir apparent say they will hold him until a court system is set up in
Libya and are demanding that he be tried inside the country.
from the western mountain town of Zintan captured Seif al-Islam on
Saturday in the southern Libyan desert, raising questions about whether
they will turn him over to the new transitional government in Tripoli
that took power after Gaddafi fell or to the International Criminal
Court in the Netherlands, which wants to try him on charges of crimes
The head of Zintan's military council, Mohammed
al-Khabash, said on Sunday that Seif al-Islam will be held in Zintan
until a court system is established in Libya.