Libyan minister: Gaddafi could face death penalty

November 19, 2011 19:24

TRIPOLI - Saif al-Islam Gaddafi will be put on trial in Libya for serious crimes that carry the death penalty, Libya's interim justice minister said on Saturday.

Asked by Reuters what Libya planned for him, Mohammed al-Alagy said: "He has instigated others to kill, has misused public funds, threatened and instigated and even took part in recruiting and bringing in mercenaries.

"This is just a small account of the crimes that the Libyan prosecutor general is going to bring against him," he added.

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