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Libya rape victim says she's not in jail

TRIPOLI, Libya, April 4 (UPI) -- Eman al-Obeidy, the woman who said she was gang-raped by Moammar Gadhafi's fighters, said Monday she is back with her family.

Al-Obeidy has not been seen in public since she burst into a Tripoli hotel March 26 to show foreign reporters bruises and tell her story.

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Security forces took her away, and as recently as Saturday, her father said he did not know where she was, CNN reported.

CNN has not independently verified al-Obeidy's charges.

Gadhafi's government had repeatedly said she was released.

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