The Muslim Brotherhood condemned on Wednesday the murder of Major General Mohamed al-Saeed, head of the Interior Ministry’s technical office, and described it as a "disappointing assassination." It also condemned the shooting at the Virgin Mary Church in the 6 October City.
In a statement published on its official website, the group said it condemns all forms of violence and bloodshed, regardless of the perpetrator or victim. It called for the arrest of the responsible criminals and for them to be brought to justice.
The group also called for the investigation outcomes to be transparent and available to the public.
Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the murder of Saeed.
Saeed was shot on Tuesday morning in front of his house in Haram district by two persons on a motorbike. He passed away on route to the hospital.
The Interior Ministry said later that security services are intensifying efforts to arrest the criminals.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm