Interpol seeks arrest of another Qaddafi son

PanARMENIAN.Net - Interpol placed another of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's sons on the equivalent of its most-wanted list today, placing pressure on the government of Niger to surrender a man accused of overseeing bloody repressions.

A Niger presidential spokesman has said al-Saadi Gaddafi is living under house arrest in the Western African country's capital, Niamey, after fleeing Libya earlier this month via the desert bordering the two nations. Interpol has already issued red notices for Muammar Gaddafi and his son Seif al-Islam Gaddafi based on a request by the International Criminal Court. Both men have been charged with crimes against humanity.

The international police agency said in a statement it had issued a red notice for al-Saadi Gaddafi, based on a request by the Libya's National Transitional Council. It’s the first time Interpol has issued such a notice at the request of Libya's post-Gaddafi leadership.

Interpol says the notice was based on accusations that the son, 38, misappropriated property and engaged in "armed intimidation" when he headed the Libyan Football Federation.

He was also a special forces commander and is the subject of UN sanctions for commanding military units involved in repression of demonstrations, AP reported.

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