The 65-year-old son of the late King Abdullah was the most politically influential royal detained under the orders of a newly formed anti-corruption committee headed by his 32-year-old cousin, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
"Most of those who have been confronted with corruption charges against them by the committee have agreed to a settlement and the necessary procedures are being completed", the statement said.
A total of 320 people had been subpoenaed to provide information about alleged graft while 159 remain in detention and "a number" of them have been referred for judicial action, he further said.
"Based on evidence", the statement read, "the Public Prosecutor's Office made a decision to continue detaining a limited number of individuals and release the remaining individuals".
Saudi Arabia's attorney general has released a statement on his committee's finding regarding a recent probe into corruption in the kingdom.
Yemen war: Former president Ali Abdullah Saleh 'killed'
At least 13 other journalists and media workers are now held hostage in Yemen by armed groups, including the Houthis and al-Qaeda. Residents reported heavy bombing, and a United Nations official said at least 25 airstrikes hit the city over the past 24 hours.
The committee has followed internationally applied procedures, Al-Mujib said, and offered detainees the chance to agree to a settlement recouping the State's funds and assets, thus eliminating the need for prolonged litigation.
It should be noted that all detainees are free to communicate with whoever they wish at this stage, that they are not being coerced in anyway, and have the right to reject the settlement at any time before signing.
The attorney general also emphasised that the investigations will not affect businesses owned by the detained individuals.
Those who denied the allegations or refused settlements face prosecution.
The Public Prosecutor's Office also decides on an appropriate detention period for each individual - if the evidence warrants detention - as their case is investigated. They can be held for up to six months with the possibility of court-ordered extension. If there is not, the individual is released. "As a precautionary measure, the bank accounts of 376 individuals are frozen, all of whom are either detainees" or are linked to those held, he said.
This article has been adapted from its original source.
Prosecutors dropped the probe because of insufficient evidence that backed allegations that they had spied for Ankara. . A second investigation into suspected Turkish spying on alleged Gulen supporters continues.
A tweet that shows a supposed glimpse of a future without net neutrality is making the rounds online, but it isn't exactly true. A potential repeal could mean service providers could choose which websites can be accessed faster, and slow down others.
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Et si Apple adore fabriquer ses produits en Chine, la société déteste que la Chine tente de grappiller l'attention du public. Aujourd'hui le Tribunal, au sein de la Cour de justice de l'Union européenne, a rejeté le recours de Xiaomi .
After crossing the $11,000 mark for the first time a week ago, the currency lost 20 percent of its value in one day. Fee's have risen in recent days, costing more than $20 United States dollars in order to cash in.
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Jeremy Hunt hits out at Facebook kids' app
Finally, Facebook stated that it is serious in aiding parents to monitor their children's use of the company messaging apps. Messages from both mobile and desktop versions of messenger/chat are having difficulties being sent or received.
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