Saudi King orders public prosecutor to open internal investigation into Khashoggi case

Reuters Washington, DC, USA Oct 15, 2018, 04.37 PM(IST)

Jamal Khashoggi. Photograph:( Reuters )

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the public prosecutor to open an internal investigation into the Khashoggi case, a Saudi official told Reuters on Monday.

“The King has ordered the Public Prosecutor to open an internal investigation into the Khashoggi matter based on the info from the joint team in Istanbul,” the official, who is not authorized to speak publicly, said.