Female Gaddafi bodyguard killed in Egypt

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 08:50

Cairo: Egyptian authorities are investigating the killing of a former female bodyguard of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. She was found stabbed to death in her Cairo apartment.
Egyptian officials said yesterday Zahraa al-Bouaishi, 31, was found dead in a pool of blood in her apartment in Nasr City district in Cairo over the weekend.
Authorities suspect al-Bouaishi`s brother.

The officials said al-Bouaishi was planning to begin an acting career in Cairo, considered a disgrace by some in her family. The officials were speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to reporters.

Al-Bouaishi defected from Gaddafi`s regime, then helped the rebels and international allies with information about some of his forces` weapons caches. She later moved to Cairo from Tunisia.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 08:50

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