By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 24 September 2013:
It has been reported that a member of the Prime Minister’s staff was kidnapped yesterday.
Nasriddeen . . .[restrict]Amir Suwaisi, who chairs of the National Centre for Decision Support at the Prime Ministry was abducted from in front of the Saving and Real-Estate Investment Bank in Tripoli according to the Libyan news agency LANA.
So far there has been no news about Suwaisi’s whereabouts or why he might have been seized. No demands from his abductors have been received.
The Prime Minister’s office condemned what it called a “criminal” act, stressing that the security forces had begun an immediate search to try and determine where Suwaisi was being held and who was responsible. It said it was determined to find and arrest the perpetrators and bring them to justice.
At the end of March, one of the prime minister’s advisers, Ali Ghatus, was kidnapped when driving back to Tripoli from Benghazi. He was held for nine days before being freed. [/restrict]