EGYPT: 3 SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING POLICEMEN
October 16, 2018:
A court in Egypt on 14 October 2018 sentences three people to death for their involvement in the killing of 10 policemen and for belonging to an extremist group, a judicial source said. (Sources: AFP, 14/10/2018)
The defendants are found guilty by a Cairo criminal court of being involved in the killing of 10 policemen, including an officer, between August 2013 and May 2014.
They are also convicted for belonging to the jihadist group, Ansar al-Sharia.
Both the defense and prosecution have the right to appeal.