The International Criminal Court today rejected a final bid by Tripoli`s lawyers to try slain dictator Moamer Gaddafi`s son Seif al-Islam in Libya, meaning he must now be transferred to The Hague.
Top figures from ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi`s regime, including two of his sons, are due to stand trial today over abuses committed during Libya`s uprising which toppled him.
International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda renewed a demand that Libya hand over Moamer Gaddafi`s son to face crimes against humanity charges.
The International Criminal Court on Thursday rejected Tripoli`s request to suspend the handover of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son Seif al-Islam.
Seif al-Islam Gaddafi may be plotting a
counterrevolution, scheming about a getaway to a friendly
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi`s second son Saif al-Islam was captured on Friday in Libya`s Zeltin city.
An NTC official said that Seif al-Islam had been seen in Bani Walid, and that it is likely that his father is also in the oasis town.
Seif also said that the regime had
deliberately not tried to prevent rebels from entering Tripoli.
Libyan rebels blasted through the green gates of Gaddafi`s Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli.
The son and heir apparent of Libyan leader Gaddafi, Seif al-Islam, resurfaced free and defiant early on Tuesday.
was increasingly seen as the successor to his father.
This is not the decision of Seif al-Islam or Gaddafi but the decision of the Libyan people.
The LSE probes claims that Seif al-Islam plagiarised part of the thesis.
Libyan leader Moamer Kaddafi`s son
Seif al-Islam told Italian newspapers published on Saturday the Army
had regained control over "90 per cent of the country" and
would totally defeat rebels.
Britain on Saturday denied allegations that the release of Libyan Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi was linked to trade deals with Tripoli.
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