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After the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, some human rights groups alleged that Khashoggi was murdered at the behest of the Saudi Prince. There was a lot of resentment against Saudi at the international level. – File photo
- He was assassinated at the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul on 2 October 2018.
- On 23 December 2019, five convicts were sentenced to death and three were sentenced to jail.
The Saudi court has overturned the death sentence of five convicts in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to state media, the eight convicts in this case have now been sentenced to jail between seven and 20 years.
The Saudi press agency, citing a spokesperson for the government lawyer, said on Monday that five of the convicts have been imprisoned for 20 years and the other three for 7 to 10 years in prison. The identity of the eight convicts has not been revealed.
In May, about four months before this verdict was pronounced, Khashogi's son said that he had forgiven the killers. Khaloge's son Salah Khashogi tweeted, “I am the son of martyr Jamal Khashogi. I declare that we forgive those who murdered our father. “
At the same time, Khashogi's fiance had said that no one has the right to pardon. I and others will not stop until justice is found.
Khashoggi was a critic of the Royal Family
Jamal Khashoggi used to write for the Washington Post. Khashogi became a critic of the Royal Family. He was assassinated on 2 October 2018 at the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul (Turkey). Khashogi's dead body was not found. After this massacre, there was international outrage against Saudi.
In this case, two of Rajkumar's associates clean cheat
In this case, on 23 December 2019, the court sentenced five convicts to death and three to 24 years in prison. Two of the Saudi prince's accomplices were also involved in the murder. These included a clean cheat on Saud al-Qahtani, the prince's former advisor, and Counsel General Mohammed al-Autebi, posted to the Saudi embassy in Istanbul.