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Infamous lawyer, Mortada Mansour, sentenced to 15 days in prison

Accused of killing protesters during the 'Battle of the Camel', Mansour has joined other prominent members of the former regime, including Mubarak's sons, in Tora Prison

Ahram Online, Wednesday 13 Apr 2011
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Mortada Mansour, infamous lawyer, former head of Zamalek football club and a controversial Egyptian personality, has been sentenced to 15 days in prison under investigations relating to the “Battle of the Camel” incidents. The “Battle of the Camel” refers to the day when camels and horses launched into Tahrir Square on 2 February, attacking protesters, and leaving several dead.

The prosecution accused Mansour of killing and cooperating with the killing of the protesters during the “Battle of the Camel”. Meanwhile, the former head of Zamalek football club has denied all the allegations and claims to not know anything about the subject.

The fact-finding committee has revealed some details about the accusations against Mansour of the killing of protesters, with reference to eyewitness’ reports.

Ahmed Mansour, the son of the accused, in addition to some of his supporters, was seen before the courts’ complex where the sentence was announced, chanting against the sentence and very irritated.

Mansour was then moved to Tora prison where important Egyptian figures of the former regime are being detained. The two sons of ousted President Hosni Mubarak were also arrested and taken to Tora Prison today.

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