Thursday, 19/9/2019 | 1:27 UTC+0
Libyan Newswire

Freshly released Hassan Yaacoub vows payback

NNA – Former lawmaker Hassan Yaacoub arrived this afternoon at the tent where his mother had been striking for almost 80 days, at the airport road, National News Agency correspondent reported on Monday.

Crowds of relatives and friends gathered to receive Yaacoub, who was released today following 7 months of detention, over the abduction of Hannibal Gaddafi.

In a statement to reporters, the son of Sheikh Mohammad Yaacoub–who went missing in Libya in 1978 alongside Imam Moussa Sadr and journalist Abbas Badreddine–vowed “payback.”

“We have finished talking; work has just started,” he said.

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