Morsy jail break trial resumes

Cairo Criminal Court will resume on Sunday trial of deposed President Mohamed Morsy and 130 others affiliated to the Muslim Brotherhood, Hezbollah and Hamas over escaping Wadi al-natrun prison during 2011 revolution.

Among the detained suspects are Morsy, Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, his deputy Mahmoud Ezzat and members of the guidance bureau including Mohamed Saad al-Katatny, Essam al-Erian, Mohamed al-Beltagy and Mohie Hamed and other members of Lebanese Hezbollah and Hamas.

Twenty-two suspects have been remanded into custody, while the rest are being tried in absentia.

The trial was earlier adjourned to hear testimonies of the witnesses.



Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm


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