November 5, 2017 / 11:04 AM / 4 months ago

Factbox: Saudi Arabia detains princes, ministers in anti-corruption probe

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia detained 11 princes, four current ministers and tens of former ministers in a probe by a new anti-corruption body headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television reported.

FILE PHOTO - Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal attends a news conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia August 30, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed/File Photo

According to a senior Saudi official who declined to be identified under briefing rules, those detained include:

- Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding (4280.SE)

- Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, minister of the National Guard

- Prince Turki bin Abdullah, former governor of Riyadh province

- Khalid al-Tuwaijri, former chief of the Royal Court

- Adel Fakeih, Minister of Economy and Planning

- Ibrahim al-Assaf, former finance minister

- Abdullah al-Sultan, commander of the Saudi navy

FILE PHOTO - Saudi Arabian Prince Miteb bin Abdullah at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France June 18, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo - RC12AA306210

- Bakr bin Laden, chairman of Saudi Binladin Group

- Mohammad al-Tobaishi, former head of protocol at the Royal Court

- Amr al-Dabbagh, former governor of Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

    - Alwaleed al-Ibrahim, owner of television network MBC

    - Khalid al-Mulheim, former director-general at Saudi Arabian Airlines

    - Saoud al-Daweesh , former chief executive of Saudi Telecom (7010.SE)

    - Prince Turki bin Nasser, former head of the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment

    - Prince Fahad bin Abdullah bin Mohammad al-Saud, former deputy defence minister

    - Saleh Kamel, businessman

    - Mohammad al-Amoudi, businessman

    Reporting by Rania El Gamal; Editing by Andrew Torchia and Paul Tait

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