Photos: Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal et al arrested for corruption

November 5, 2017 4:23 pm

Billionaire Prince, Alwaleed bin Talal has been arrested in an anti-corruption sweep spearheaded by HH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

According to reports, 11 princes, four ministers and several former ministers have been arrested under the new anti-corruption investigation. 

Regarding the anti-corruption committee, which is chaired by Crown Prince, HH Mohammed bin Salman. 
According to Saudi-state owned publication, Al Arabiya: “The committee has the right to investigate, arrest, ban from travel, freeze accounts and portfolios, track funds and assets of individuals involved in corruption practices.
“King Salman said in his decree that in view of what was noticed of exploitation by some to, illicitly accrue money the committee was formed to eliminate the issue.”
According to reports, the airport for private planes was closed on Saturday:
And Ritz Carlton in Riyadh was evacuated – speculating talk it would be used to house the detained royals. 

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