Dubai(ANN)-Former Chief of Dubai Police Dahi Khalfan said on Friday that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi could still be alive.

Khalfan wrote on Twitter: “As long as his body has not been found, his DNA has not been found and his family has not arranged a funeral, it seems that Khashoggi could be alive”.

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Saudi Arabia claimed that Khashoggi was killed by its security agents after he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on 2 October, but gave disputed accounts of his death.

The latest information states that Saudi hit squad had killed him, dismembered his body and dissolved it in acid.