Saudi Arabia charges 11 suspects in Khashoggi murder case

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Saudi Arabia charges 11 suspects in Khashoggi murder case

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor’s office on Thursday announced it had charged 11 out of 21 suspects in murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

At a press conference held in capital Riyadh, the chief prosecutor announced his intention to call for the death penalty against anyone found guilty of ordering and carrying out the journalist’s murder.

The prosecutor’s office also said it was awaiting Turkey's response to its request for evidence and sound recordings of the crime.

APP/AFP