Brother and nephew of the king of Saudi Arabia arrested Friday on charges of treason.
According to the newspaper The Wall Street Journal, the arrest occurred Friday morning. Protection of the Royal court in masks came to the homes of two suspects and took them into custody, after which their houses were searched. Now they could face life imprisonment or execution.
These detentions, the publication, has further strengthened the power of the crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as well as saved him from serious competitors, according to RIA Novosti.