15 June 2014

Egypt: Trial of Egypt's Mursi Adjourned to June 28

Cairo — The trial of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and 131 others in the Wadi al-Natroon prison break case was adjourned to June 28 on Sunday,a judicial source said.

The case was adjourned to continue the listening to witnesses' testimonies.

The defendants are charged with murder and attempted murder of policemen, torching government buildings, breaking into prison and helping prisoners escape during the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

The court listened on Sunday to the testimony of Ayman Gamal al-Zouhier, the police officer who was responsible for securing the Wadi al-Natroon prison on January 29.

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