An Egyptian cassation court has rejected the appeal of nine police officers against seven-year prison sentences for the involuntary manslaughter of four people in Tanta city in Gharbeya governorate in 2015.
The case dates back to 2015, when a security checkpoint was deployed to arrest a wanted criminal.
During a shootout between the police force and the suspect, four members of same family were killed when their vehicle was passing by the scene.
A criminal court sentenced the officers in August 2017.
The cassation court's verdict is final.