03 March 2019 :
Kafr al-Sheikh Criminal Court on 2 March 2019 sentenced a man who murdered his wife and three sons to the death penalty. The court began hearings in the case last month, during which it heard the prosecutor’s pleadings and the decision to refer the suspect for criminal trial. The court also heard the defendant’s defense. The prosecution charged the suspect for murdering his wife with premeditation, committing three other murders in which he slaughtered his children with premeditation, and possession of the murder weapon.The defendant confessed to all charges.
The suspect’s defense attorney, Ahmed Ashour, said that his client became psychologically unstable and lost control after discovering his wife had a relationship with another person.
The incident dates back to December 31.