Boy abducted from his house returns home

A five-year old boy, who was abducted from his house in Tripoli, has been found.

Mohammed Ab Saida was abducted by an Egyptian worker who was painting their house in Ein Zarah district three days ago.

Shortly after the abduction, his father, Ahmed Abu Saida, posted Mohammed's picture on social media pleading for help.

The picture went viral on social media and the unidentified Egyptian kidnapper was arrested by security forces in Al-Jamail town, some 100 km to the west of Tripoli.

The Egyptian painter was demanding a ransom to set the boy free.