Ex-Gaddafi PM held in Tunisia

Muammar Gaddafi’s former prime minister has been arrested in Tunisia, officials said.

Muammar Gaddafi’s former prime minister has been arrested in Tunisia, officials said.

The arrest came as Libya’s new rulers and Nato warned the fugitive leader and his loyalists that they are running out of places to hide.

Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi was arrested overnight with two other people after they were found without visas in the southern town of Tameghza, near Tunisia’s border with Algeria.

The three were appearing in court to face charges of illegal entry into Tunisia, an official said.

Al-Mahmoudi is not among the former Gaddafi allies being sought by the International Criminal Court.

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