A man suspected of aiding in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested at Paris airport on Tuesday morning as he was preparing for a flight to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, French media reported.
Khalid Alotaibi, 33, was Arrested At Charles de Gaulle airport, the judicial and airport sources told FRANCE 24.
He was arrested on a warrant issued by Turkey in 2019 in connection with the murder of Khashoggi, according to French radio network RTL, which first reported the news.
Alotaibi was traveling under his own name With his original passport, RTL said.
he is one of 20 Saudi citizens Interpol was wanted in connection with Khashoggi’s death.
Alotaibi The . are former members of Saudi Arabia Royal Guard, which, according to RTL, is tasked with protecting the King of Saudi Arabia and his relatives.