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  • Court sentences 2 to 7 year-term over bribery charges

    Date: 2019-04-07 15:53:31 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:66 - ID:7886107

    CAIRO, April 7 (MENA) - Cairo Criminal Court sentenced on Sunday two defendants to seven years of rigorous imprisonment over bribery charges. The court also fined the two convicts, former employees at a state-owned petroleum company, the ....

  • Death sentence against members of Damietta terrorist cell commuted

    Date: 2019-04-07 14:55:47 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:61 - ID:7886062

    CAIRO, April 7 (MENA) - A cassation court in Cairo has commuted death terms against five members of a Damietta terrorist cell to life in prison and 15 years rigorous imprisonment. The court on Sunday also acquitted three defendants in the case ....

  • Defendants in Alexandria security chief attack case give confessions

    Date: 2019-04-07 11:37:19 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:34 - ID:7885554

    CAIRO, April 7 (MENA) - Defendants implicated in the assassination attempt of Alexandria security chief Mustafa al Nemr unveiled the tactics used by the Muslim Brotherhood group to recruit and train elements to carry out hostile acts to jeopardize ....

  • Egypt's top prosecutor orders probe into Nozah shooting attack

    Date: 2019-04-07 11:25:35 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:32 - ID:7885504

    CAIRO, April 7 (MENA) - Prosecutor General Nabil Ahmed Sadeq ordered on Sunday opening an investigation into the killing of one police officer and the injury of two soldiers in a shooting attack in Nozah district. Sadek assigned public ....

  • Supreme Court: Para of law on citizenship unconstitutional

    Date: 2019-04-06 17:17:30 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:50 - ID:7884715

    CAIRO, April 6 (MENA) - The Supreme Constitutional Court, chaired Hanafi Ali El Gebaly, on Saturday ruled that the provision of the second paragraph of Article 6 of law no. 26/1975 on citizenship is unconstitutional. The provision stipulates ....

  • 8 policemen acquitted of torturing citizen to death in Giza

    Date: 2019-04-06 15:09:09 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:41 - ID:7884589

    CAIRO, April 6 (MENA) - The Giza Criminal Court has acquitted eight policemen of torturing a citizen to death at a police station in Giza's Haram district. The citizen lost his life during his interrogation over the murder of his grandmother at ....

  • Retrial of 33 defendants in Fatah Mosque incidents delayed

    Date: 2019-04-06 14:49:27 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:39 - ID:7884585

    CAIRO, April 6 (MENA) - The Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday adjourned till May 7 the retrial of 33 defendants in the Fatah Mosque incidents case. The defendants were previously handed down sentences ranging from 10 years in jail and life in ....

  • Court refers papers of 7 defendants involved in attacking Giza hotel to Mufti

    Date: 2019-04-06 10:56:18 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:24 - ID:7884121

    CAIRO, April 6 (MENA) - The Giza Criminal Court decided on Saturday to refer the papers of seven defendants involved in attacking a hotel in El Haram Street in Giza to the Mufti of the republic and set June 22 to issue the verdict. A total of ....

  • Aboul-Fotouh to remain in custody for 45 days pending probe

    Date: 2019-04-04 20:11:31 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:70 - ID:7882171

    CAIRO, April 4 (MENA) – Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday ordered Strong Egypt Party chairman Abdel-Monem Aboul-Fotouh to remain in custody for 45 days pending investigations. The prosecution accused him of spreading fabricated news that ....

  • Former chief of customs authority gets 10-year prison sentence on bribery charges

    Date: 2019-04-04 17:09:53 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:59 - ID:7882030

    PORT SAID, Egypt, April 4 (MENA) - Port Said criminal court sentenced on Thursday former head of the Egyptian Customs Authority Gamal Abdel Azim to ten years of rigorous imprisonment over bribery charges and acquitted his co-defendants in the case ....

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