Judicial source: 83 arrested during clashes across country

Judicial source: 83 arrested during clashes across country

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Mon, 28/01/2013 - 17:57

The prosecution has detained 83 individuals on charges related to ongoing clashes across the country. Forty-four have been released, while another 56 are to be interrogated within hours, said a judicial source.

In Cairo, 29 defendants are accused of burning public property and assaulting security forces. Another six individuals have been released from custody.

Thirty suspects were detained in Alexandria. Six minors were referred to the juvenile court there before being released to their families.

Eleven individuals were detained in Mahalla and another 12 in Tanta, who have already been released by the court.

In Sharqiya, 13 defendants are facing charges of resisting arrest and assaulting security forces.

Twenty-six detainees were released in Ismailia.

Edited translation from MENA