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It is not clear whether Saif al-Islam escaped from custody, or if he had never been captured in the first place. Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, appeared to reporters in a convoy of armored Land Cruisers in Tripoli on August 23 morning, more than a day after rebels claimed they had captured him. An ICC spokesman said different rebel factions had given different information.
“We believe [Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi] he’s still in the country,” Marine Col. David Lapan, a Pentagon spokesman told a group of reporters August 21. “We don’t have any information that he’s left the country.”
There were reports that Gaddafi had fled to a bunker outside Tripoli, while the British representative of the rebels told Sky News he believed the dictator may have gone to Algeria.
Col Gaddafi’s recent media appearances have been by telephone. If he is outside Tripoli, he could have gone to one of two personal fiefdoms – his birthplace of Sirte, and his ancestral home of Sabha in the south, where he grew up. The rebels have made no serious attempt to capture either.
rebels had captured Gaddafi’s sons, Saif Al-Islam and Al-Saadi, have been confirmed by the ICC. they have also captured Gaddafi’s eldest son Mohammed Al-Gaddafi. A rebel spokesman confirmed to Reuters that he had surrendered. Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi helped his son Mohammed flee house arrest on Monday, Al Jazeera television reported, as rebels sought to secure full control of the capital Tripoli.
Mohammed Gaddafi was among three of Gaddafi’s sons to be captured by the rebels. The loyalist fighters stormed the house where Mohammed was held and set him free after clashes with guards there,
Saadi Gaddafi, a footballer.Guma el-Gamaty, the London-based co-ordinator for the NTC, said he believed Gaddafi’s other sons – he has seven – were either hiding or had fled. The whereabouts of his daughter, Aisha, also remains unknown, it says.