Saudi man moved to federal prison in US
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Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 10:27
Denver: A Saudi man convicted of sexual assaulting his housekeeper has been moved from a US state prison to a federal prison.

A prison spokesman confirmed that Homaidan al-Turki was on Friday moved to Federal Correction Institution Englewood in Colorado.

One of al-Turki's lawyers says he was told the state wanted al-Turki to finish out his sentence in federal prison because of unspecified security concerns. It was unclear whether the low-security Federal Correction Institution was just a stopover on the way to another prison.

Al-Turki's request to serve out his sentence in Saudi Arabia had been denied.


First Published: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 10:27

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