A French court has sentenced on Thursday to a daughter of the king of Saudi Arabia, the princess Hassa bint Salman , by ordering one of his bodyguards that agrediese a worker that had gone to do some works in his luxury apartment in Paris.
The daughter of king Salman, sister of the heir to the throne, Mohammed bin Salman , has been sentenced to ten months in prison --the sentence is suspended so you don't have to go in prison-- for being an accomplice in an act of violence with weapons and an accomplice in a kidnapping.
According to the report of the office of the Prosecutor, the laborer, Ashraf Eid , recounted to the Police gala that the bodyguard him in handcuffs, hit him with punches and kicks and forced him to kiss the feet of the princess, 43, who allegedly accused the victim of record it with your mobile phone.
the defence lawyer, Emmanuel Moyne, has been criticized in the media the opinion of the court, stressing that "there was no robbery (the mobile phone) and there was no violence". "All of the conclusions of the researchers and the medical certificates show that the allegations raised by mr. Eid are fantasies," he asserted.
The princess, who has always denied any abuse, was not present during the reading of the verdict. It is not clear if this ruling will complicate the political relations between Paris and Riyadh, marked in recent months by the efforts of French to save the nuclear deal iranian.
in 2013, a French court ordered the freezing of the assets of another princess arabia, Maha al Sudairi , the wife of a former minister of the Interior, for a series of unpaid bills at a luxury hotel that would amount to almost 6 million euros.Updated Date: 13 September 2019, 02:00