The source said, killed Casucci
Journalist Jamal Casucci, who died in the Consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul, unintentionally strangled in the process of the beginning of panic. About it has informed Agency Reuters citing a senior source in the Saudi government.
according to the Agency, from the beginning to kill the Journalist was not planned. The power of the Kingdom was sent to Turkey for fifteen people, who had to persuade Casucci to return home. During the meeting, they began to threaten him, promised to drug and kidnap. The journalist started to resist, struggled and called for help, causing the agents panicked. Casucci tried to pinch my mouth, but overdid it and was suffocated, the source said.
To hide the mistake, the killer wrapped the body Casucci in a carpet, taken to a consular car from the Embassy and handed over to " local companion ", the residents of Istanbul, that he disposed of the body.
One of the participants of iniquity came out from the Consulate in the clothes of the deceased To a surveillance camera recorded, as a Journalist would be as if leaving the building. The Murder Of Jamal Casucci
Casucci was a columnist for the American newspaper the Washington post and 2017 were living in the United States. The journalist went missing in Turkey on October 2 after the fact, how went into the house of the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul.
for more than 2 weeks the leadership of Saudi diplomatic missions in Turkey claimed that the Journalist left the Consulate. In the night of Saturday, the state media in Saudi Arabia has circulated a letter of the Prosecutor General of the country about the fact that, on inaccurate data, Casucci dead, his death resulted in an unplanned altercation with employees of the Consulate. In the present case caught 18 people who questioned. The foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Adel al-Jubeir, explaining the Murder Casucci, said that the Bandits " has exceeded the range of possibilities ".
The king of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud and crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the phone expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased Journalist.