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Khalifa Haftar has a criminal record, Libyan Criminal Investigation Agency confirms
The chief of the Libyan Criminal Investigation Agency (LCIA), Mahmoud Al-Ajili, has confirmed in a letter to the head of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC), that there are open criminal records and security restrictions regarding Khalifa Haftar.
In his letter, Al-Ajili attached copies of the book of the Public Prosecutor at the Military Prosecutor’s Office regarding the existence of various arrest warrants against Khalifa Haftar, according to the Military Penal Code.
The Military Prosecutor had submitted a request to the HNEC to stop the progress of the candidacy of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Khalifa Haftar for the presidency until they comply with the investigation of the official charges against them.