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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

£1 million Reward For Gaddafi 'Dead Or Alive; Transitional National Council, "Human rights court happy with that?"

A reward of £1m is being offered for whoever finds Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, dead or alive, the head of the Transitional National Council (NTC) has said.

The leader's forces have attacked several locations in central Tripoli, according to rebel sources, including the former leader's own compound.

Col Gaddafi is believed to be hiding somewhere in the city and Mustafa Abdel-Jalil said: "The NTC supports the initiative of businessmen who are offering two million dinars (£1m) for the capture of Muammar Gaddafi, dead or alive."

Mr Jalil said the NTC was offering an amnesty to any of Col Gaddafi's entourage who kill or capture him.

Sky's security editor Sam Kiley, in Libya, said it is two businessmen based in Benghazi who are offering the money.

Meanwhile, fighting is also under way in the south of Tripoli, where rebels believe Col Gaddafi is hiding. Read More