Saudi prince freed amid corruption probe veiled in secrecy
January 28, 2018
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who had been held in a luxury hotel since November in a wide-reaching anti-corruption probe that has been shrouded in secrecy and intrigue, was released on Saturday, according to three of his associates.
The anti-corruption campaign, however, could still be far from over, with more arrests possible and aftershocks yet to materialize.
The 62-year-old prince had been the most well-known and prominent detainee at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, since Nov. 4, when his much younger cousin Crown Prince...