Hague court orders Libya to hand over Gaddafi spy chief
07 February 2013 14:21
AMSTERDAM - Libya must hand over the former spy chief and top
lieutenant of toppled Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi to the international
criminal court, war crimes judges said on Thursday.
"Libya remains under
obligation to comply with the surrender request," the judges said, in a ruling
that places the court on a collision course with Libyan authorities who have
resisted attempts to have Abdullah al-Senussi extradited.
charged alongside Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam with committing crimes during the
uprising that led to the toppling of Gaddafi. Libya says it wants to try the
pair in its own courts.