Egypt Independent

Trial of suspects accused of spying adjourned to 5 March



The North Sinai Criminal Court postponed on Wednesday the trial of suspects accused of spying for Israel to 5 March, judicial sources said.
 
The nine suspects, three Egyptians and six Israeli Mossad officers, did not show up for being kept at a sovereign body outside the governorate. Some of them are not arrested yet.
 
Prosecution have accused nine suspects, three Egyptians and six Israelis, including four working at the Israeli military intelligence (Aman) of spying for Israel.
 
Charges also include transferring information over areas of armed forces deployment, headquarters of security ambushes, infiltrators, jihadists as well as situations in Rafah to harm national interests.
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm
 

*Correction: The original Arabic version incorrectly stated the trial would be 5 April.