Benghazi police refuse to serve under new chief

Benghazi, 20 September:

Police in Benghazi are defying the Government in Tripoli by refusing to serve under Colonel Salaheddin Daghman, the man appointed to take over security in the city following last week’s fatal attack on the US Consulate.

Daghman is due to replace Wanis Al-Sharif, the deputy minister with responsibility for eastern Libya, and Hussein Ahmedia, Benghazi’s chief of police, both of whom were sacked last week over their handling of the crisis.

"These are very dangerous circumstances," Doghman told the Reuters news agency.

"When you go to police headquarters, you will find there . . .

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