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Saudi Court Sentences Five To Death Over Khashoggi’s Murder

The Saudi prosecutor claims Khashoggi's murder was a result of a "rogue operation"
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Saudi Court Sentences Five To Death Over Khashoggi's Murder

A court in has sentenced five people to death for the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year, the public prosecutor has said.

Khashoggi, a prominent critic of the Saudi government, was killed inside the kingdom’s consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul by a team of Saudi agents.

The Saudi public prosecutor said it was the result of a “rogue operation” and put 11 unnamed individuals on trial.

A UN expert has concluded that it was an “extrajudicial execution”

More details to follow…

 

Adelowo Adegboyega
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