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Thursday, January 27, 2022

Former Libyan Official Arrested in Tripoli

On Monday, Libya’s Special Deterrence Forces (RADA) arrested the former Head of Libya’s Post and Telecommunications Holding Company (LPTIC), for storming the offices in Tripoli.

According to a statement published by RADA, Faisal Qurqab, accompanied by Mohamed Al-Hijazi, and an armed group stormed the headquarters of the holding company.

RADA explained that during the attack, the company’s headquarters were broken into and employees were attacked. The statement indicated that the attackers claimed they were implementing an unresolved judicial ruling in favour of Qurqab. It added that the attacking parties were arrested, and were referred to the competent authorities to begin the necessary legal measures against them.

In October, LPTIC announced the dismissal of Qurqab, who was replaced by Mohamed bin Ayyad. The new Board of Directors included Khaled Al-Issawi, Khomeni Muhammad Embarek, Fathi Issa Abdel-Karim, Hussein Al-Taweelb, Faraj Al-Sayeh, and Mohamed Abu Bakr.

It is noteworthy that the Libyan Post and Telecommunications Holding Company, is the owner of the telecommunications sector in Libya.

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