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NTC to hunt for Libya's missing billions
New transparency organisation set up to fight corruption and arrest those who stole from the country.
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2011 16:59

In Muammar Gaddafi's Libya corruption was common, with the former leader and his family accused of being at the centre of it. 

Now that Gaddafi is removed from power, the National Transitional Council (NTC) has set up a new transparency organisation to hunt for the country's missing billions and arrest those who stole it.  

Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley reports from the capital, Tripoli.

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