Commander of Zintan militia who succeed in capturing Saif al-Islam Khadafy is promoted to be Lubya Minister of Defense, said sources in Libya temporary government, Tuesday (22/11/2011).
However, Zintan military Council denied assumption that Osama Juili appointment as Minister of Defense as “bribe” effort since the people rejected to give Saif to Central Government.
“Zintan Military Council denied information spread in media that Zintan involved in extortion related with Saif al-Islam with cabinet position payment,” that’s the statement of military council
“Saif al-Islam is arrested in Zintan because of security reason in deal with National Transition Council since Zintan is considered as the safest region in Libya.
Since Saif captured by Zintan fighters, some media reported that the ex-rebels rejected to give Saif to National Transition. Zintan is a mountainous city which its majority citizens, Berber tribe, is one of anti-Khadafy castle.
Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Rahim al-Kib is scheduled to announce new cabinet in Tuesday (22/11/2011). The announcement is declined two days, predicted caused by Saif captured by Zintan militia lead by Osama Juili.