Libyan Deputy Finance Minister Maraja Ghait has told the Libyan parliament that the governor of the Libyan Central Bank, Saddek Omar Elkaber has been hiding in Malta ‘for months’.

She was replying to questions in Parliament yesterday.

The deputy finance minister said Mr El-Kaber has been seeking sanctuary in Malta for months and running the bank from here.

He reportedly moved to Malta because of threats made after his actions to stop corruption and the squandering of public funds.

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