Gadhafi Ran School Rape Dungeon, Film Says

Documentary describes late Libyan leader's barbaric ways
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 6, 2014 2:56 PM CDT
Gadhafi Ran School Rape Dungeon, Film Says
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi talks during a press conference in front of Africa map in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, Jan.29, 2008, as he wears a shirt showing African political figures leaders.   (AP Photo/ Abdel Magid Al Fergany)

Late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi's diet of rape and torture is well-documented, but a new film delves deeper into his sexual predilections and habit of keeping dead enemies on ice—literally, the New York Post reports. Mad Dog: Inside the Secret World of Muammar Gaddafi, slated for Showtime this coming Friday, includes interviews with Gadhafi insiders who describe his revenge tactics. Henchman Frank Terpil, a renegade CIA agent, said he ran a Gadhafi "murder for hire" team with another ex-CIA man—and was paid $1 million to deliver a head "in a cooler to Libya so Gadhafi could actually look at the results of the work."

In fact, Gadhafi kept many victims in the freezer and would "visit their bodies frozen" over 25 years, says another source. The filmmakers also saw Ghadafi's secret sex chamber at Tripoli University, where he allegedly raped students after giving speeches on campus. The room still includes a Jacuzzi, bed, and an area with rubber masks, surgical instruments, and anesthesia, where Gadhafi's people checked women for STDs. The documentary will air days before the trial of Gadhafi's sons—one of whom, Saadi Gaddafi, made a statement on state TV the other day, the BBC reports. "I apologize ... for all the harm I've caused and for disturbing the security and stability of Libya," he said. (More Moammar Gadhafi stories.)

Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.