Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) concluded the involvement of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, behind the premediated death of Jamal Khashoggi. A notable Saudi writer, and a royal insider, Khashoggi became a stern critic to the country’s government, and ambiguously went missing in October
Murdered by agents of his native government, “Khashoggi was tied-up and injected with an overdose of a sedative that killed him. The victim’s body was dismembered and destroyed following his death by suffocation” a source from Turkey’s chief persecutors office
The assessment by the CIA, came into contradiction to that of Saudi Arabia, with their prosecutors vindicating the crown prince in the killing. They reaffirmed that Saudi’s royal highness was not involved in the killing, and that it was rather a rogue operation.
In a conference, Turkey’s president said that the tapes relating to Khashoggi’s death were shared with various nations including Saudi Arabia.
To suppress the flagrant lie of prince’s non-involvement, Saudi government, released another account of Khashoggi’s murder, clearing the crown prince of any involvement. They stating death penalty for the alleged names involved in the assassination.
A Saudi Embassy spokeswoman said in a statement that “the claims in this purported assessment are false. We have and continue to hear various theories without seeing the primary basis for these speculations.”
Vice President Mike Pence said “The murder of Jamal Khashoggi was an atrocity. It was also an affront to a free and independent press and the United States is determined to hold all of those accountable who are responsible for that murder.