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ICC orders Libya to immediately hand over Gadhafi-era intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senoussi

Judges at the International Criminal Court have ordered Libyan authorities to immediately surrender slain dictator Moammar Gadhafi's former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senoussi.

The written order published Thursday sets up the latest legal showdown between the Hague-based court and Libyan authorities who say they plan to put Al-Senoussi on trial themselves.

The ICC has indicted Al-Senoussi on crimes against humanity charges for the murder and persecution of protesters in the early days of the uprising that eventually toppled Gadhafi in 2011.

Libyan authorities also are holding Gadhafi's son and one-time heir-apparent, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, who also is wanted by the court.