One online news website affiliated with the authoritarian government, sabq.org, said the princes opposed a royal decree that halted the state payment of royal family members' water and electricity bills.
Saudi authorities on January 4 arrested 11 royal family members who protested a decree which ordered the state to stop paying their electric and water bills.
The names of the 11 princes have not been made public.
During his sudden rise to power, the crown prince also has sidelined his most powerful rivals and moved to silence dissenting voices in an effort to consolidate his authority before eventually inheriting the throne from his father, King Salman, analysts said.
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The measures have been linked to rising tension within the royal Al-Saud family, which counts thousands of members-only a handful of whom wield direct influence over the kingdom. In cooperation with other security sectors, the Royal Guard provides security and protection to the king, crown prince and VIPs inside and outside the country. Most of those detained were held at the palatial Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh, which has turned into a luxury prison.
In 2017, Saudi Arabia arrested dozens of Saudi princes, former government ministers and businessmen such as Prince Waleed bin Talal and businessman Saleh Kamel, as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe.
King Salman on Saturday announced a string of benefits for Saudi citizens, particularly students, military personnel and public servants, to "soften the impact of the economic reforms" in the coming year.
The government information service, the Centre for International Communication, said it was checking the report.