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Corruption trial for Gaddafi minister

Muammar Gaddafi’s former prime minister went on trial in Tripoli yesterday charged with corruption and ordering mass rape during the war that toppled the Libyan dictator.

Al Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi could face life in jail or execution if convicted. He was prime minister from 2006 until he fled to neighbouring Tunisia in August last year.

 
 
 

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