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Prosecution releases traffic officer in shooting of Menoufiya tuk-tuk driver pending investigation

The incident followed the failure of the tuk-tuk driver to stop at a police checkpoint

Ahram Online , Thursday 16 Feb 2017
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A screen shot of a video of the incident was shot by some resident and widely viewed on social media (Photo: Youtube)
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Egypt's prosecution office in Menoufiya governorate ordered the release of a traffic officer accused of shooting a tuk-tuk driver on Tuesday pending investigation.
 
The incident involved a traffic officer firing two bullets at a tuk-tuk driver, after the latter tried to escape a checkpoint set up to examine driver documents in Shebin-El Koum city. 
 
The driver was transferred to hospital after being injured by a bullet underneath his left eye. 
 
The officer was arrested following the incident and later released on EGP 5,000 bail pending investigation.
 
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