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Saudi Crown Prince Exonerated In Khashoggi Murder, Says Prosecutor

15 November, 2018 11:12 AM
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Saudi Crown Prince Exonerated In Khashoggi Murder, Says Prosecutor

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor on Thursday exonerated Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, accusing two senior officials of giving the orders.

A spokesman for the public prosecutor's office denied Prince Mohammed had any knowledge of the killing inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, in response to a journalist's question.

The spokesman said the deputy chief of Saudi intelligence, General Ahmed al-Assiri, had given an order to force Khashoggi home -- and "the head of the negotiating team" that flew to Istanbul had ordered his murder.

Source: ndtv.com

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