Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

Egypt: Prosecution Orders Investigation in Accusation Against Brotherhood

Egypt's Chief Public Prosecutor Talaat Ibrahim has ordered an investigation in an accusation against the Muslim Brotherhood of receiving 10 billion Egyptian pounds from the United States, asking for the sources of the Brotherhood's money to be revealed.

The prosecutor referred the complaint to the state security prosecution to investigate it.

The two plaintiffs claimed that the United States granted the Brotherhood the money illegally to back its interests in the region.

Mitt Romney, who lost to Obama in November, had made similar accusations during his campaign.

Meanwhile, an Egyptian court is looking into legal appeals to dissolve the Brotherhood for operating illegally.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 Aswat Masriya. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.