Ali Yaacoub, brother of detained former MP Hasan Yaacoub, speaks during a press conference, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2015. (The Daily Star/NNA)
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The brother of a former MP who was arrested for his alleged involvement in the abduction of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's son, Hannibal Gadhafi, was released on bail Thursday.The state-run National New Agency reported that South Lebanon Public Prosecutor Judge Afif al-Hakim rejected a request by the legal team defending the two Yaacoub brothers to revise the condition set to release Hussein Yaacoub.NNA said that Hakim later approved the release of Hussein as per the conditions set by Mount Lebanon's Investigative Judge Peter Germanos.Judge Germanos had decided Wednesday to release Hussein on bail, three days after his detention at Beirut's airport over his alleged involvement in the abduction of Hannibal Gadhafi.
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