Saudi Arabia frees 7 detained in anti-graft swoop

Saudi Arabia frees 7 detained in anti-graft swoop

Riyadh (Web Desk): Saudi government has released seven of the high-ranking royals, businessmen and officials, arrested during recently launched anti-graft swoop.

A state-owned media outlet, Saudi Gazzette, quoted Attorney General Sheikh Saud Al-Muajab’s statement as “A total of 208 individuals have been called in for questioning so far. Of those 208 individuals, seven have been released without charge”.

However, it had not shared the names of the persons, who have been discharged.

Pakistani media claimed that the Gulf state has released Ibrahim Al-Assaf (Former Finance minister and current state minister), Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal(Billionaire owner of The Kingdom Holding group 17.1B USD net worth), Prince Turki Bin Nasser, Khaled Al-Tuwaijri (Former President of the Royal Court) Prince Fahad Bin Abdullah, Prince Mitaab Bin Abdullah (Former Minister of the National Guard) and his brother.