3 January 2013

Egypt: Morsi Receives Report By Fact Finding Committee On Killing Revolutionaries

President Mohamed Morsi has received a report by the Fact Finding Committee appointed by the Presidency of the Republic to investigate the killing of Revolutionaries from January 25, 2011 until June 30, 2012.

Committee Sources said former Minister of Information Anas al-Fiki had assigned a ciphered TV Channel to the former President to follow up the events of the Revolution. The sources said the channel conveyed events step by step to the former President, adding the committee members met former Interior Minister Habib el-Adli who said that the former President was receiving first hand reports.

The sources said they discovered that the troops of the ministry of interior were them armed with automatic arms and cartridge.

President Morsi has assigned the head of the Committee Counselor Mohmed Ezzat Sherbash and the Secretary General of the committee Counselor Omar Marwan to hand over the report to the Public Prosecution for taking necessary legal action.

During the meeting with the committee, Morsi stressed the importance of giving the Public Prosecution a full chance to investigate the report submitted by the committee without influencing the proceeding of interrogations.

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