The son of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi – Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, released and left the city of Zintan in Northwest Libya, where he had been imprisoned for more than five years.
This is stated in a statement based in Zintan armed group, «Abu Bakr as-Siddiq», previously holding Gaddafi’s son.
«We decided to release Mr. Seif al-Islam Muammar Gaddafi. It is completely free. We affirm that he left Zintan since his release — the 14th day of Ramadan (corresponding to 9th of June) «, the statement quoted by RIA Novosti.
It is noted that Seif al-Islam Gaddafi had been released «in accordance with the declared Libyan Parliament a General Amnesty».