Libya: Rebels captured three of Muammar Gaddafi’s sons
Libya, August 22, 2011
According to the president of the Transitional National Council, Abdul Jalil Mustafa, through Al Jazeera, “Three of Muammar Gaddafi’s sons were captured by the rebels. Mohammed, the president’s eldest son, Saif al Islam, the son with more political significance, and Saadi were captured by rebel militia”.
The pan-Arab Al Jazeera network, confirmed that “Mohammed, the eldest son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was arrested by rebel forces and placed under house arrest”.
And the coordinator of the National Transitional Council, Adel Dabbechi announced that “Mohammed had surrendered”.
As was confirmed by the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno Ocampo, “Saif al Islam, the more politically sensitive son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was also detained” “Saif was arrested in Libya. We have confidential information from different sources within Libya that confirms it”.
He further clarified that “the arrest of Gaddafi’s son is a must for the ICC, since last June they issued an arrest warrant against him, his father and his intelligence chief, Abdullah al-Senussi, for crimes against humanity”.
According to official sources, they confirmed that “Saadi, another son of Gaddafi, has been detained by the rebels”.