Senussi captured near Sebha
Moamer Kadhafi's intelligence chief and brother-in-law Abdullah Senussi was arrested in southern Libya on Sunday (November 20th), NTC vice chairman and official spokesman Abdelhafed Ghoga announced. According to Wadi Shati military council chief Bashir Uweidat, Senussi "did not put up any resistance" when former rebels captured him at his sister's home in the Al-Guira region, near Sabha, AFP reported.
Senussi has been described by the ICC as "one of the most powerful and efficient organs of repression of Moamer Kadhafi's regime". In an international arrest warrant issued in June, the ICC accused Senussi, 62, of being an "indirect perpetrator of crimes against humanity of murder and persecution based on political grounds" committed in Benghazi. He is also wanted by France, following his 1999 conviction in absentia for an attack on a French UTA airliner that killed 170 people.
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