KHASHOGGI: UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into gruesome murder of Washington Post journalist

The United Nations has called for a credible probe into the gruesome murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The call was made by UN chief Antonio Guterres who said he had no information on the murder of the journalist in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, except what had been reported in the media.

“It is absolutely essential to have a credible investigation and to have the punishment of those that were guilty,” Guterres said at the Doha Forum conference in Qatar on Sunday.

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His comments are coming days after fiery Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed that those behind the murder of Khashoggi are well known.

Erdogan who was speaking at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) judicial conference in Istanbul, added that audio recordings of the murder show that aides close to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) were involved in the killing.

He also informed that Saudi Arabia prosecutors has provided Turkey with no new information on the columnist’s murder.

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