High-ranking officials of Saudi Arabia has been released after allegations of corruption
Moscow. 27 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — Part of senior officials and members of the Royal family of Saudi Arabia were released after the payment of compensation, reported on Saturday, BBC News.
Among those released, the head of the television network MBC Walid al-Ibrahim and the former head of the Royal court Khalid al-Tuwaijiri. It is known that for the release from custody had to pay large sums of money, but the specific numbers are not made public.
Prisoners live at the Ritz Carlton in Riyadh. On this occasion it was closed and re-open to clients only on February 14.
In November, more than two hundred princes, politicians and businessmen were arrested in cases related to corruption. Since that time, some of them have already been released for significant compensation, which has reached a billion dollars. The budget of Saudi Arabia received more than a hundred billion dollars on this case.