Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi’s killing – AOL News

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor announced Thursday he’s recommended the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul.The announcement by the kingdom’s top prosecutor, Saud al-Mojeb, appears aimed at distancing the killers and their operation from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, whose decision-making powers have placed in the center of global outcry over the killing. The announcement was published in a statement carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency.

Source: Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi’s killing – AOL News

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