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Lawsuit accuses diver who trained Rob Stewart of selling dive-gear to Libyan militants

A diver who was with famed Canadian documentary filmmaker Rob Stewart when Stewart slipped beneath the waves Jan. 31 after ascending from a deep-water dive off Islamorada -- and was found dead three days later -- is a defendant in a bizarre lawsuit with his former business partner in which he's accused of selling military-grade scuba gear to a Libyan militant last August.

Peter Sotis, a well-known name in the rebreather diving community, is being sued by Shawn Robotka, a Key Largo man who

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