The latest news from the Khashoggi case brings his fiancée into police protection after his murder. The official news agency of Turkey stated that Jamal Khashoggi’s wife was put under police protection as of 10.40 pm last night. The duration of the protection is currently set to be 24 hours while officials investigate any further attempts to harm the family of Khashoggi.
For those unaware of the situation at hand, Jamal Khashoggi has been reportedly murder by the Saudi Arabia Crown Prince. The journalist was known for being a editor for the Saudi Arabian newspaper Al Watan where it turned into a platform for progressiveness in the Saudi Arabian region.
Khashoggi went into a Saudi consulate in Istanbul to get the papers for his marriage where he was murdered. Khashoggi’s fiancée altered authorities about his disappearance after the journalist did not return from his short trip to the consulate. Saudi officials confirmed that he had died 2 weeks after his death while also denying that they had knowledge of his condition beforehand.
The death of the Saudi journalist has sparked outrage across the world with many companies pulling out of technology summits and many others severing ties altogether. While the situation at the moment is very tense no report has come out as to explain why Khashoggi’s fiancée, Cengiz has been put under police protection. As to not raise alarms and keep her as safe as possible it is likely that we will never find out.