Judge who condemned Morsi survives car bomb

Gepubliceerd op 4 november 2016 om 15:49

A judge who sentenced the deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in 2015, today escaped death. A car bomb exploded in Cairo when Judge Ahmed Aboul Fotouh drove by. No one was injured, the Interior Ministry has announced.

download1-84.jpgThe bomb exploded in Nasr City, east of Cairo. Responsibility for the attack has not been claimed. 

Fotouh was part of a panel of three judges in April 2015 former President Morsi to twenty years in prison convicted. The court found him guilty of inciting violence in connection with the death of ten people in clashes with security forces in December 2012.

Morsi belonged to the Muslim Brotherhood , of which many members were arrested after the military coup in 2013 and sentenced to long prison terms or to death.

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