Foreign Minister announces arrest in Dhaka of a Saudi diplomat’s assassins

July 25, 2012

Bangladeshi authorities have officially informed the Saudi Embassy in Dhaka of the arrest of those responsible for killing Saudi diplomat Khalaf Al-Ali in the Bangladeshi capital March 5.  In a statement issued today, Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal said that Al-Ali was killed by four assassins with a prior criminal history. Prince Saud extended the Kingdom’s thanks to the Bangladeshi government for its high-level efforts to apprehend the criminals and expressed the Saudi government’s hopes that the killers will receive their fair and firm punishment for committing this heinous crime.