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The post referred , Mahmoud Nazmi Al-Sayiid faced court on charges of murdering his two sons Ryan and Mohamed. The two were found dead on Wednesday, August 22, in a water channel in Damietta.
According to Al-Watan news website, police reported that the father admitted to their murder.
The reported confession contradicts statements the father made before the children were found. On Tuesday, August 21, Al-Sayiid reported that a “strange man” had distracted him while his children vanished, and promised a large award to whoever could return his sons, or find new information on their whereabouts.
Thousands gathered in Mitt Salsil City to mourn the two children.