Libyan prosecutors with Tripoli government say Emirati held on suspicion of being a spy

November 12, 2015 10:30 AM

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BENGHAZI, Libya – Prosecutors with the Libyan government based in Tripoli say they've detained an Emirati on suspicion of being a spy.

They provided a passport and Emirati identification naming the detained man as Yousuf Saqer Ahmed Mubarak Welayti. They said he was a Dubai police corporal and was arrested with video showing a "foreign embassy" in Tripoli, Libya's militia-held capital.

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