By Anahita Zurvan
Saudi Prince,Bandar bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, committed suicide on Monday, March 12, London International Airport, confirms the Royal Court in a statement.
The prince’s motive for suicide has been British officials’ harsh efforts to deport him from UK, as reported by the Saudi media sources.
A traumatic footage of the incident has been circulating on social media showing the Saudi Prince jumping off the airport balcony:
His funeral prayers ware performed at the Grand Mosque in Makkah following Asr (afternoon) regular prayer on Tuesday, March 13, according to the official Saudi News Agency (SPA).
UAE President, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent his condolences to Saudi King, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, on Prince Bandar bin Khalid’s tragic and unfortunate death, official news agency WAM reported.
Condolences were also poured in by UAE’s Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, respectively.
Here is another footage of the Prince Bandar in which he is defending the corruption and bribery charges leveled against him:
May God rest his soul in peace!