Libyan government denies links to killing of Journalist Ghazelle
Libya, Politics, 6/7/2005
The Libyan authorities denied on Monday any links by the Libyan security forces to the the killing of journalist Deif al-Ghazelle, who disappeared since 12 days, and promised to unveil the facts very soon.
Libyan minister of justice Ali al-Hannawi said that the body of journalist Ghazelle was found in one of the outskirts of Benghazi city. He added that the family of the killed man were brought in to recognize the body which he said had deteriorated but not brutalized." He quoted the coroner that the reason of death was one bullet shot in the head.
Al-Hasnawi said that al-Ghazelle, 32 years old, of Egyptian origin, was with his friend Muhammad al-Meir Ghani in the downtown of Benghazi before he was kidnapped on May 21 late evening by unidentified persons, in a car, who claimed to be security men. The minister, however, said "we officially deny any links to this incident." At the request of the family of the victim, the attorney general immediately contacted the security departments which by its turn denied al-Ghazzele to be held by it.
The Libyan minister of justice said that investigations continue to disclose the implications of the incident and talked about evidence that will help to reveal the "killer" shortly.
Libyan journalist found killed, brutalized
Europe cooperates with Libya to limit illegal migration
Demands for Libya to disclose fate of kidnapped journalist
Please add a link on your webiste pointing to ArabicNews.com and bookmark ArabicNews.com & subscribe to our daily email news bulletin.
| Advertise on ArabicNews.com. MyFlowers.com sold more than $2700 of flowers in one month advertising on ArabicNews.com! Make your company, and products a success. Special rate for new and small business. Inquire!Advertising Info