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Saudi Arabia's king orders arrest and interrogation of prince for video showing abuse

Saudi Arabia's state TV says King Salman has ordered the arrest and interrogation of a prince after a video emerged online purporting to show him abusing someone.


  |  Updated On : July 21, 2017 08:39 AM
Saudi Arabia's king orders arrest and interrogation of prince for video

Saudi Arabia's king orders arrest and interrogation of prince for video

Dubai :  

Saudi Arabia's state TV says King Salman has ordered the arrest and interrogation of a prince after a video emerged online purporting to show him abusing someone.

The arrest was made on Thursday morning, a day after a video was published on YouTube showing what appears to be arifle pointed toward a man who is bleeding from the head and pleading.

It also shows 18 bottles of Johnnie Walker Red Label whisky displayed on a table and a wad of cash. The sale and consumption of alcohol in Saudi Arabia is for bidden.

Another subsequent video seen nearly a quarter-million times purports to show the young, low-level prince, dressed ina black t-shirt and grey sweat pants, handcuffed and with his feet chained being escorted into a building by security officers.

First Published: Friday, July 21, 2017 08:28 AM


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