Nabil Elalem was in his car with a colleague when two vehicles carrying men in military-style clothing blocked them off, another colleague, Arafat Jwan, said.

“They told him he was needed and he had to go with them. He asked if he could take his phone and laptop with him and then the cars sped away with him,” Jwan said, adding that Elalem’s colleague was left in the car. It was not clear who the men were. …

“We condemn this kind of action. Whoever did this are criminals,” he said. “This goes against the revolution, this brings us back to the Gaddafi culture … I don’t know if he had any issues with anyone.”