Turkey announced on Thursday that Interpol had issued red leaflets to 20 people, asking police around the world to locate and arrest them until they were extradited due to their association with the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The Turkish Justice Ministry said it had asked for red leaflets for 18 people on November 15 and requested two additional leaflets on December 21. The bulletins were issued on March 1
On December 5, the Turkish judiciary issued an arrest warrant against former Saudi intelligence chief Ahmad Asiri and former adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Saud al-Qahtani, for having serious doubts about their involvement in Khashoggi’s death. However, Riyadh refused to hand over its citizens to Turkey, To request Ankara to provide the required information and evidence to the Saudi authorities.
In a subsequent development, the Turkish foreign minister announced on December 16 that there were demands from within the United Nations that an international investigation into the case should be opened.
The Saudi Public Prosecution announced that it had charged 11 of the detainees in the case, and filed a criminal case against them, with the demand to execute and ordered the execution of the five of them, and the imposition of legitimate penalties for the rest.
Source: News Agencies