Religious preacher and activist, Salah Salim has been abducted Sunday afternoon, a source from the eastern city of Al-Bayda city confirmed.

The source reported that four masked gunmen driving a Chevrolet forcefully stopped Salah Salim near his house in A-Madina Al-Riyadiya neighborhood and he is now in the notorious Garnadah prison that is run by the forces of rogue Gen. Khalifa Haftar.

Recently, Salah Salim has unveiled on his Facebook page that he was threatened with death and kidnap after he took part in the funeral of Colonel Mohammed Bu Ghafayer, who was killed in Derna clashes against IS.