01 October 2020 :
An Egyptian court on 30 September 2020 sentenced six Muslim Brotherhood members to death over crimes including allegedly killing policemen in 2016, Anadolu Agency reported.
Reporting Egyptian media, Anadolu Agency stated: “Al-Zaqaziq Criminal Court sentenced six members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death over charges of killing a number of policemen.”
The court sentenced six other members to ten years each, and five years for a seventh member on the same charges.
According to Egyptian law, the court issues an initial appealable death sentence, which can be petitioned at the Court of Cassation.
This particular case refers to 2016, when the Egyptian security services arrested 13 people claiming that they carried out several crimes, including the killing of a number of policemen and the formation of a terrorist cell intending to spread chaos and assassinate policemen. The prisoners denied all claims.