Policeman in Qalyubia arrested after shooting his neighbor

Qalyubia security services arrested a policeman employed by the Suez security department for shooting his neighbor during an argument in the city of Khosous.

According to the report filed with Khosous police station, the policeman shot at his neighbor during an argument, injuring the man, who was taken to hospital.

The policeman has been arrested and referred to prosecution for investigation into the incident.

The incident comes a few days after a policeman shot a driver dead in the Cairo neighborhood of Darb al-Ahmar, sparking protests against police violence.

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi responded by ordering that legal changes should be prepared to bring the behavior of policemen under control.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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