Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia said on Thursday that the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul was “premeditated” based on information supplied by Turkey, state media reported.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman had on Wednesday described the killing of Khashoggi as “heinous” and saying he would “bring to justice” those who are responsible.

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While reacting to the murder of the journalist, Saudi public prosecutor in a statement carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, said; “Information from the Turkish authorities indicates that the act of the suspects in the Khashoggi case was premeditated.

“The public prosecution continues its investigation with suspects… to complete the course of justice.”