The newspaper Daily Sabah –close to the Turkish Government, revealed yesterday, Tuesday, the alleged transcript of the audio of the murder of the journalist opponent of saudi Jamal Khashoggi last October inside the consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul.
The recording, obtained, according to the newspaper, by the intelligence services of turks, begins with a conversation between two senior officials saudis involved in the murder minutes before Khashoggi came into the building diplomat. In it, the high official of the intelligence arabia Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb question if you already "now is the animal to be sacrificed" and if they should put it in a bag. The forensic Mohammad Abdah Tubaigy responds to him that Khashoggi is too high and heavy and recommended descuartizarlo to get it out of the building in several bags.
" I've Always worked with dead bodies. I know to cut very well . However, I've never worked with a hot body, but also what I will be able to easily. I usually wear headphones and listen to music when descuartizo corpses. In the meantime, I drink my coffee and smoke. After desmembrarlo, envolveré the pieces in plastic bags, the I will store in bags and will bring them out (of the building)," says the coroner, according to the transcript of the Turkish newspaper.
Both officials saudis are among the five who face the death penalty by "ordering and committing the crime", a total of 21 suspects who are being tried in Saudi Arabia. The audio continues with the entry of Khashoggi in the consulate, where Mutreb tells the journalist that there is an order to the Interpol requested by Riad to return to your country, while Khashoggi responds that there are no orders of extradition against him and that his fiancée is waiting in the street.
The officials saudis asked to leave a message to their child, saying that is well, for if it tried to locate it, but Khashoggi refuses. After the journalist sees the towel and asks his captors if they are going to drogarlo, and these will respond that they are going to do is sleep. After having been drugged, Khashoggi asked "I will not leave you with your mouth closed" before losing consciousness. is "I have asthma. Don't do it, I asfixiarás" , were the last words of Khashoggi.
Then the journalist is suffocated with a plastic bag while his captors doubt if you continue with life. "Are you asleep?", question one. "It is up to the head," notes another. is "Still pressing", "tight", urges the first . After a while he begins to hear the sound of a saw autopsy during a half-hour, time in which, supposedly, the coroner quarters to Khashoggi.Evidence "credible,"
The rapporteur of United Nations for extrajudicial, Agnes Callamard, noted in a report last June that the State of arabia "must be seen as responsible" for the murder, and pointed to "credible evidence" which bind the crown prince arabia Mohammed bin Salman with the death of Khashoggi.
In the days after his disappearance Riyadh denied any connection with the murder, although after three weeks –when the evidence piled up against him– he confessed that Khashoggi had been killed by a fight, accidental. Finally, the saudi government admitted that the murder of Khashoggi was premeditated but denied any link to the authors with the royal family .Updated Date: 12 September 2019, 21:01