Female relatives and supporters of former MP Hasan Yaacoub set up tents outside Hezbollah offices south of Beirut in protest over the ex-MP's detention, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2015. (The Daily Star/NNA)
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A brother of former MP Hasan Yaacuob, who remains in custody, was detained at Beirut's airport, a source told The Daily Star Monday.Hannibal, who is the son of deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, was arrested by Lebanese authorities on charges of withholding information concerning the 1978 disappearance of Imam Musa Sadr and two of his Lebanese companions during a visit to Libya.He claimed in February that Ali Yaacoub, Hasan and Hussein's brother, was the first person he saw after he was abducted by an armed group in Syria. Ali, Hussein and Hasan are the sons of Sheikh Mohammad Yaacoub, who accompanied Sadr, an influential Shiite imam, to Libya in 1978 . Ali Yaacoub, the brother of the two arrested men, told Al-Jadeed Monday that he believed he was next.
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