25 Ultras Ahlawy members released over October airport clashes

Nozha Prosecution has ordered the release of 25 members of Ahly Sports club fans, Ultras Ahlawy, who have been detained since mid October following clashes with security at Cairo International Airport.
The detainees were released after paying for damages sustained by the airport.
The fans were staging a homecoming reception for the club’s handball team on its way back from Morocco. They were arrested and accused of stirring riots and igniting fireworks at the arrival hall.
Abdel Aziz Fadel, Egypt’s Minister of Civil Aviation, said a settlement was reached with detainees’ families.
Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim told CBC satellite channel on Friday that prosecutors had been contacted to close the case. “We spoke to the prosecution to end that issue out of anxiousness for their (the Ultras) future, and for them to attend their examination,” the minister said.
The minister added that he aspires for more communication with Ultras groups for the sake of proper, unpoliticized cheering.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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