RIYADH: A Saudi man was killed in Casablanca, Morocco, the Saudi Press Agency reported early Friday, citing a statement from the Saudi embassy in Rabat.
The Kingdom’s embassy in Morocco said that it was coordinating with the authorities to return the body of the deceased to the Kingdom and was “following up” on the details surrounding the death.
The victim, identified as Moussa Al-Anzi, was in Morocco with a friend who was receiving medical treatment for cancer, Al Arabiya reported.
He was killed by security guards of a hotel he was staying in.
The embassy statement said: “The embassy would like to clarify that it has followed up on the details of the tragic incident since its occurrence with the concerned authorities in Morocco”.
It added that the case is under investigation at the Moroccan Public Prosecution following the arrest of the people involved.
It extended condolences to the family of the deceased.