Armed group breaks into house of Central Bank of Libya’s Governor

The house of Al-Seddiq Al-Kabeer, the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya, came under attack by an armed group on Monday.

The armed group broke into Al-Kabeer’s house in Nufiliyeen area in Tripoli in an endeavour to kidnap him in retaliation of the current tragic rocketing of prices in Libya’s markets, besides the unbelievable rocketing of the dollar exchange rates against the dinar.

Some unconfirmed sources said earlier Tuesday that all the black markets for money exchange in most cities were shut down by armed forces in an attempt to end the current soar of the exchange rates.

Unconfirmed sources also reported on social media that the one dollar has reached LYD10 today with no transactions being made on public.

Al-Kabeer was said to be in Malta on Monday when his house came under attack, according to a statement issued by the CBL’s employees, who rejected attributing the current economic crisis in Libya to the Governor himself.66

The views expressed in Op-Ed pieces are those of the author and do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of Libyan Express.
How to submit an Op-Ed: Libyan Express accepts opinion articles on a wide range of topics. Submissions may be sent to oped@libyanexpress.com. Please include ‘Op-Ed’ in the subject line.
Azara Media Azara Media
You might also like

Submit a Correction

For: Armed group breaks into house of Central Bank of Libya’s Governor

Your suggestion have been successfully submitted

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Libyan Express will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.