S Arabia Crane crash: Five engineers, technicians found guilty

16 Dec, 2015 4:01 pm

JEDDAH (92 News) – Saudi Arabia’s Bureau of Investigations and Public Prosecution (BIP) in Jeddah has found five top technical and engineering officials guilty in the crane crash incident at the Grand Mosque on Sept 11.

The source did not name the five engineers and technicians, but said the preliminary information indicated that they will be charged.

The engineers and technicians were involved in the supervision of the expansion project of the Grand Mosque. They included government officials.

Saudi King Salman sanctioned the Binladin Group over the collapse of the construction crane.

The firm’s executives have been forbidden from leaving the Kingdom pending the completion of legal action against the company. During the same period, the company will also be excluded from new public projects.

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