Khashoggi’s fiancée calls for funeral prayers to be held for him
12 November 2018| 04 Rabi ul Awal 1440| Middle East Monitor
The fiancée of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi yesterday called on Muslims around the world to hold absentee funeral prayer this Friday for him.
“I call upon Muslims across the world to perform Janazah [funeral] prayer, Salat Alghaib [absentee funeral prayer] on my beloved Jamal khashoggi in all mosques, especially the Prophet’s mosque in Madinah after Friday prayers on 16 November. May Allah (SWT) accept him in the highest levels of paradise,” Hatice Cengiz posted on Twitter.
Earlier on Saturday, Turkish media reported that the journalist’s killers poured his remains down the drain after dissolving his body in acid.
Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on 2 October. Riyadh initially denied any role in his disappearance, but under pressure from Turkish authorities, it identified 18 suspects who had acted as “rogue agents” and killed the outspoken writer.