Family of Jamal Khashoggi pardons his killers

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Riyadh: The family of slain Jamal Khashoggi has forgiven the killers of the Saudi journalist.

In a statement on Twitter, Jamal’s son Salah said:” We announce to pardon the killers of our martyred father. On this holy night, Quran’s verse is on our mind that the one who forgives and makes reconciliation is given a reward by Allah.”

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was disappeared from Saudi counsalate in Istanbul on October 2, 201.

Later, it was confirmed that he was murdered.

In December last year,  aSaudi court hearing the Jamal Khashoggi case had awarded the death sentence to five accused for murdering the Washington Post journalist in Istanbul.