Prayer were held for slain journalist in Istanbul, a day after a Saudi prosecutor admitted the writer's body was dismembered by Saudi agents in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate. Similar prayers were held in the cities of Mecca and Medina.
"We now see that it wasn't just cut up, they got rid of the body by dissolving it," Yasin Aktay tells Hurriyet newspaper of Jamal Khashoggi's fate inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate where the Riyadh-critic was last seen a month ago.
"We believe that the murder was premeditated and the body was subsequently moved out of the consulate," the news agency says, citing two Turkish sources. Saudi Arabia denies Khashoggi was murdered in its Istanbul consulate.
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