Institutional corruption investigations underway- Libya rebel head

Sat Sep 3, 2011 1:47pm GMT
 

CAIRO, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Investigations are underway to expose any institutional corruption in Libya and cities that have not joined the revolution have been given a one week notice to do so, head of Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) Mustafa Abdel Jalil said in a press conference on Saturday.

"At this time there has been some information on financial corruption within institutions will investigate this matter and report the names," said Abdel Jalil.

He added that cities that have not joined the revolution will be given a one week notice to do so and that the NTC has no plans to collect arms from revolutionaries Tripoli. "There is no mandate from the NTC to collect arms," he said. (Reporting by Omar Fahmy)

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