Kadhafi's protocol chief arrested in France: sources

1st December 2010, Comments 0 comments

Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's protocol chief has been arrested in France at the request of Tripoli on suspicion of fraud, judicial sources said Wednesday.

Nuri Al-Mismari, a former close aide to the veteran Libyan leader, was presented to prosecutors in Versailles near Paris on Monday and was detained while French authorities examine Libya's extradition request, officials said.

Officials said Libya has 30 days to present supporting documents for its request.

© 2010 AFP

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