Secret bedroom and operating theatre under Tripoli university
Wednesday, September 07, 2011 - 01:24
Sept 7 - A fully equipped gynacological operating theatre and luxury bedroom are discovered underneath a lecture hall at Tripoli's Fateh university. Simon Hanna reports
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This is The Green Theatre at Tripoli's Fateh University.
And this is the bizarre discovery underneath the lecture hall that has shocked the university's new management.
It's a fully equipped gynaecological theatre, and its existence under the university lecture hall has raised questions about what it was used for, and by whom.
And it wasn't the only find - a luxury bedroom suite and marble bathroom complete with Jacuzzi were also discovered here.
The recently appointed head of Fateh University said the rooms could have been used for illicit purposes.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) TRIPOLI UNIVERSITY HEAD, DR. FAISAL:
"This place maybe was used to do something illegal. We have to confirm it but all the facts that indicate that it was something related, I don't want to say rape, but sexual behaviour, are there."
The Green Theatre is noticeably better kept than other tired looking buildings at Tripoli University.
It was used to teach about the revolution that brought former leader Muammar Gaddafi to power in 1969.
But this discovery will raise many questions about what else the building might have been used for.
Simon Hanna, Reuters.
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