Zubya freed from SSA after one week in detention

Mohamed Zubya, 34, a striker for Al-Ittihad

After being arrested for insulting and using obscene language against members of Libya’s Stability Support Apparatus, Mohamed Zubya, 34, a striker for Al-Ittihad and Libya have been released.

It has been confirmed by a family member that Mohamed Zubya has returned home, safe and sound.

Some media outlets reported Zubya had been kidnapped by SSA and his communication had been interrupted. These claims were denied by several official sources to “Ean Libya”.

A source within the SSA reports that Mohamed Zubya was taken into custody following an attack on security personnel. According to Libyan law, he was detained.

Zubya has played for Al-Arabi of Qatar, Algeria’s JS Kabylie, Mouloudia Oran, and Tunisia’s Esperance.

He played for the Libyan national team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

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