The warden of Ghirnada Prison in Shahat, eastern Libya, has ordered that visitors of the notorious prison commanded by the Libyan self-styled army should be locked down.
Eastern Libyan authorities have resumed an investigation into the unexplained killing of a rebel commander in the 2011 uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, a case that could reopen old wounds.
Judicial Police initiates implementation of prisoner classification system and allocation of prisons
120 inmates held in the prison of Mitiga were transferred Tuesday to Al-Jadaida main prison, the Judicial Police stated on Facebook, clarifying that the inmates are charged with intermediate and lower-ranking cases.
New police cars were pillaged by unknown gunmen east of the city of Misurata, local sources said.
The UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame warned of the possibility of the return of fighting in Tripoli if the rug was not pulled from under the parties who want the fighting to continue, as he put it.
The Tripoli-based Ministry of Interior (MoI), aligned to the internationally-recognized Faiez Serraj Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA), has announced that it has started to implement the newly-agreed “security arrangements”.
The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) praised on Saturday the new security arrangements in the Libyan capital Tripoli adopted by the Government of National Accord.
Libya’s Ministry of Interior, aligned to the internationally recognised Libyan Presidency Council and Government of National Accord led by Faiez Serraj, announced yesterday that it had taken over the security of Tripoli port.
The Chairman of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj, discussed Monday with a number of security and judicial bodies the situation of detainees in prisons and the status and security of prisons.
As a number of conflicting and simultaneous narratives emerge, more news is emerging of the different possible reasons for the sudden lull in Tripoli’s militia war.