Minister of Planning in the Salvation Government Mohammed Al-Gaddar was snatched from his office by Tripoli Revolutionaries' Brigade led by Haitem Al-Tajouri, the ministry said on Tuesday.

It added that the reasons for his seizure were unknown, but Tripoli Brigade accused the minister of corruption and using its name to frighten the ministry's department directors and employees.

"The minister will be referred to the Office of Public Prosecutor." The brigade said.

Meanwhile, Skirmishes broke out last night between Tripoli Brigade and Misrata's Al-Mahjoob Brigade around the Prime Minister's Office in Assika Road over minister Al-Gaddar's seizure. No casualties reported.