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Saudi dismisses Khashoggi murder claims

IANS  |  Riyadh 

Saudi has rejected the attempt to link Saudi to the killing of

He told reporters in that the claims were "baseless" and those involved will be held accountable, reported on Saturday, citing Al Arabiya TV.

was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey's in October 2018, and a number of top Saudi officials involved in the case were arrested.

The Saudi also ordered to re-structure the intelligence authority. Last month, Saudi Public Prosecution demanded capital punishment against five out of 11 suspects in the murder case.

The operation wasn't authorised, Al-Jubeir affirmed, highlighting "no order was given to conduct this operation."



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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 06:36 IST