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Saudi Arabia Posts Sex Assault Suspects' Bond

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Saudi Arabian government posted $2 million bail for two Missouri State University students accused of sexual assault and kidnapping.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Saudi Arabian government posted $2 million bail for two Missouri State University students accused of sexual assault and kidnapping.

"There's about 50,000 students from Saudi Arabia in the United States going to school. They keep close tabs, very close tabs on their folks. Anytime a student gets in trouble they let the consulate know right away. The government is on it," attorney Dee Wampler.

Ahmed Alanazi and Rayan Alqabbaa  have been held in Greene County jail since June.

The men are accused of kidnapping a woman they met at Zan, a Springfield nightclub, and sexually assaulting her at an Elm Street apartment.

They were arrested after authorities got a call from a suspicious cab driver.

Wampler, whose firm is representing the men, said some of the original charges against the pair have been dropped.

Alanazi and Alqabbaa pleaded not guilty to the kidnapping and assault charges.

As a condition of their release, they will be monitored by GPS.

"They surrendered their passports, I have them," Wampler said.

They are to remain in the united states until trial, which is set for February.
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