Saif al-Islam Qaddafi Trial May be Delayed for Interrogation of Libya Ex-Spy Chief

The trial for war crimes of Col. Qaddafi's son is set to begin next month


he trial of Moammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam may be delayed to include any relevant testimony obtained via interrogation from the country's former spy chief who was arrested on Wednesday, a government official said on Thursday.

Government officials said in August that Saif al-Islam's trial on war crimes charges—the most high-profile prosecution of a figure from his late father's entourage to date—was due to begin in September.