Asyut Prosecution jailed a man on Wednesday for four days pending investigations for the murder of his cousin, Abdel Rahman Mohammed Ghanem.
Chief of Asyut Security Directorate Gamal Shukr was informed of Abdel Rahman’s death after his cousin shot him with an automatic gun while he was asleep.
The prosecution’s investigation revealed that the two men had been involved in a quarrel after which one of them shot 25 bullets into the other’s abdomen.
Police arrested the man and seized the automatic weapon. The cousin’s body was transferred to El-Iman el-Aam Hospital.
Edited Translation from al-Masry al-Youm