The military court in Tripoli has sentenced Mesbah Al-Sharif, a member of the Al-Kaniyat militia, to six and a half years in prison on charges of the premeditated murder of six people in Tarhuna.
The US sanctioned Mohamed al-Kani and the Kaniyat militia on Wednesday, accused of killing civilians discovered in mass graves in city of Tarhuna, 65 kilometres (40 mi) to the southeast of Tripoli, in the Murqub District. .
A team from the General Authority for the Search and Identification of the Missing Persons has been called once again to the Gabinah district in Tarhouna after confirming the presence of a new mass grave in the area.
The General Authority for the Search and Identification of Missing Persons announced on Wednesday the recovery of two unidentified bodies that were discovered in a new mass grave in Al-Gabina area in Tarhuna city.
The General Authority for Search and Identification of Missing Persons announced that it had recovered human remains of six unidentified bodies from newly discovered mass graves in the Tarhuna area on Monday.
Three more mass graves were found in Tarhuna city, south of the capital Tripoli, according to the Libyan authorities on Sunday, Anadolu reports.
The spokesman for the General Authority for the Search and Identification of Missing Persons, Abdul Aziz Al-Jaafari has revealed that the number of graves discovered in Tarhuna so far has reached 80, including 43 mass graves and 37 individual graves.
Libyan authorities have unearthed a new mass grave in the southwestern city of Tarhuna, a former stronghold for warlord Khalifa Haftar.
A helicopter carrying cash for Jumhouria Bank in the city of Tarhuna was crashed during landing after losing its balance.
Libya’s Counter Terrorism Force (CTF) announced today the arrest of members of the terrorist organization ISIS in the city of Msallata. According to the state Alrasmiya TV report, the arrests were in coordination with the Office of the Attorney General.