Group says it has freed son of former Libyan leader

The Abu Bakr al-Sadiq Brigade, a militia of former rebels that controls the town of Zintan in western Libya, said Seif al-Islam was freed Friday evening.

Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddhafi.

Seif al-Islam has been in custody since November 2011.

The Abu Bakr al-Sadiq Brigade, a militia of former rebels that controls the town of Zintan in western Libya, said Seif al-Islam was freed Friday evening, “the 14th day of the month of Ramadan,” under an amnesty law promulgated by the parliament based in the east.

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