Publish date8 Dec 2018 - 21:29
Story Code : 384393

Turkey issues arrest warrant for two senior Saudi officials Khashoggi murder

A Turkish court has issued two arrest warrants for former Saudi Deputy Foreign Intelligence Chief, General Ahmed Asiri and Royal Court Adviser Saud Al-Qahtani for their involvement in the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul in October.
Turkey issues arrest warrant for two senior Saudi officials Khashoggi murder
The Turkish prosecutor’s office said in a statement Wednesday it had filed warrants for the arrest of Asiri and Al-Qahtani; both were removed from their posts after the murder, after concluding that there is “strong suspicion” that they had been involved in planning for the assassination.
Khashoggi; a Washington Post Columnist was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October by a Saudi hit-squad.
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