Tripoli, Libya - The son of the Libyan army special forces chief, Ali Ounis Boukhamada, abducted over two months ago, was released Wednesday in Benghazi, Eastern Libya, PANA learnt from official sources.
'Col. Ounis Boukhamada's son was released Wednesday morning and was on his way to his parents' home,' confirmed the special forces' spokesman, Col. Miloud Zouei, without giving any detail about the circumtances of his release or identities of the kidnappers.
Ali Ounis Boukhamada was kidnapped on 30 January, 2014, after leaving Benghazi university, in Garyounes zone, by unidentified men on two Pick-up cars.
The kidnapping incident was followed by murderous confrontations between former rebel brigades, suspected to be perpetrators of the kidnapping.
Benghazi is facing a series of kidnappings and assassinations targetting military and police personnel, judges and journalists.
Three years after the removal of the Mouammar Kadhafi regime, the new Libyan authorities are still strugglig to put in place security outfits capable of maintaining law and order.