Istanbul prosecutor pointed to Saudi suspect for killing Khashoggi

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Istanbul prosecutors said Wednesday they had prepared an indictment against a close aide to the Saudi Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman and a former deputy general director of intelligence. the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

FILE PHOTO: The Committee to Protect Journalists and Other Freedom Activists Holds a Candlelight Prayer Ceremony in Front of the Saudi Embassy to Commemorate the Day of Jamal Khashoggi's killing at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Washington, USA, October 2, 2019. REUTERS / Sarah Silbiger

The prosecutor's office accused the two men of inciting Khashoggi to kill at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and naming the 18 suspects they said had actually committed the murder, causing a global uproar. .

Khashoggi was last seen entering the consulate on October 2, 2018, where he went to get documents for his upcoming wedding. Turkish officials said his body had been removed and removed from the building. His remains have not been found.

The list of 18 suspected killers includes a team of 15 who flew to Turkey to conduct the operation and three intelligence officials.

The indictment alleges that former Saudi intelligence chief deputy general director Ahmed al-Asiri and former adviser of the royal court Saud al-Qahtani had a murder case initiated with outlandish intentions, prosecutor's office.

It says that others choked Khashoggi, who increasingly criticized the Prince …

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