CCTV footage of the prince assaulting his servant was shown at the Old Bailey
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Saudi prince found guilty of murdering servant in hotel

A Saudi prince has been found guilty of murdering his servant at a hotel in central London.

Bandera Abdulaziz, 32, was found beaten and strangled in the Landmark Hotel, Marylebone, on 15 February 2010.

The Old Bailey was told the assault by Saud Abdulaziz bin Nasser al Saud had a "sexual element" and he had attacked Mr Abdulaziz many times before.

Al Saud, 34, had admitted manslaughter but denied murdering Mr Abdulaziz.

He will be sentenced on Wednesday.

Jon Brain reports.

  • 19 Oct 2010
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