The Investigation Department of the Attorney General’s Office has ordered the arrest of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Finance, Abu Bakr Al-Jafal, on charges of corruption.

The Information Department of the Public Prosecutor’s office stated that the detention order for Al-Jafal came on the back of allegations of abuse of others finances and the wasting of public funds.

Head of the Investigation Department, Al-Saddiq Al-Sour, is conducting investigations of several files related to public finances and economic crimes and assigning them to international companies in order to uncover the data and facts in a number of cases related to the Libyan Investment Authority and the Libyan Foreign Bank.