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61 alleged Brotherhood members referred to military court

The general prosecution refers 61 to military trial for forming an armed wing in the banned Muslim Brotherhood group, indicating that all confessed to their involvement in pretrial investigations

Ahram Online , Saturday 23 May 2015
Hisham Barakat
Egypt's prosecutors Hisham Barakat (Photo: Al-Ahram)
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Egypt's Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat referred Saturday 61 alledged members of the "special wing" of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group to military prosecution in Egypt's Damietta and Menoufeya governorates.

In a statement issued by the general prosecution, Barakat said that top leaders in the banned group created "smaller committees that would establish armed groups for a military wing inside the Brotherhood group."

It was also highlighted that the committees were divided into cells that were being trained in violence to target judges and members of the armed forces, police and public facilities.

The prosecutor stressed that the defendants confessed during investigations their involvement in planting improvised bombs in Alexandria and Damietta and also taking part in the "military wing."

In February 2015, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi issued a new law defining "terrorist entities" — part of a sustained government campaign to fight terrorism.

In November 2014, Egypt's cabinet agreed to draft amendments to the military judiciary law that would empower military courts, in the wake of militant attacks, to try terrorism-related cases.

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Farhan
24-05-2015 03:29am
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What else military crooks going to do
They are the real problem for country not brotherhood.
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