Chairman of Libyan Investment Authority arrested in Tripoli

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Chairman of Libyan Investment Authority arrested in Tripoli

February 07, 2019 - 11:27
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Chairman of the Libyan Investment Authority Ali Mahmoud

The spokesman for the Special Deterrent Force (SDF), Ahmed Ali said that the Attorney General Office issued an order to arrest the Chairman of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) Ali Mahmoud on corruption charges.

"The head of the LIA is imprisoned in the Reform and Rehabilitation Institution in Tripoli, under the Ministry of Justice, in accordance with the legal procedures followed. The SDF has no bearing on this case." The spokesman said.

He also affirmed that the investigations on corruption charges with the LIA head are being conducted under direct supervision of the Attorney General's Office.