Saudi prince denies murder in London

28th May 2010, Comments 0 comments

A Saudi prince pleaded not guilty at the High Court in London Friday to a charge of murdering a man who was travelling with him.

Saud Bin Abdulaziz Bin Nasir Bin Abdulaziz al Saud, 33, is accused of murdering 32-year-old Bandar Abdullah Abdulaziz on February 15. The victim's body was found in a room at the Landmark Hotel where they were staying.

The prince also pleaded not guilty to causing him grievous bodily harm on January 27.

Helped in court by an interpreter, he spoke only to enter his pleas before being sent back to jail to await the start of his trial on October 4.

© 2010 AFP

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