By Tom Westcott.
Tripoli, 4 September:
It is reported that Anoud Senussi has been released by her kidnappers in the last few hours.
The . . .[restrict]daughter of former Qaddafi spy chief Abdullah Senussi was kidnapped on Monday after being released from the jail where she had served a ten-month prison term for entering Libya on a false passport.
Contrary to rumours that a large ransom demand had been issued, the Libya Herald has been told by sources close to the Ministry of Justice that no money was involved in her release, which was apparently managed peacefully with the assistance of former revolutionaries.
The kidnapping was the result of a breakdown in communication between the Ministry of Justice and other security forces, the source said. Senussi’s release had been carefully planned but, when the day came, a degree of mismanagement meant that things went awry.
She is now understood to be with her family in the south of Libya. [/restrict]