Saudi Prosecutor Seeks Death Penalty for Khashoggi Murder

Jamal Khashoggi. Credit: Project on Middle East Democracy

(From CNN)

Saudi prosecutors said Thursday they would seek the death penalty for five people allegedly involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

A total of 11 people were charged, the Saudi Public Prosecutor’s office said, adding that the five people facing capital punishment were directly involved in “ordering and executing the crime.”

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