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Morsi's son released pending drug test results
Prosecution releases Abdullah Morsi pending investigation into suspected drug consumption
Ahram Online , Sunday 2 Mar 2014
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Abdallah Morsi (Photo:Al-Ahram)

Egypt's prosecutor-general has released Abdullah Mohamed Morsi, the son of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, a day after he was arrested for alleged possession of hashish.

Morsi and his friend, Mohamed Emad El-Shamy, were arrested on Saturday afternoon at a security checkpoint in the Nile Delta's Obour City, Qalyubia governorate, where officials say they found two joints of hashish in their car.

Both men were released pending investigation after they agreed to give blood and urine samples for a drug test, a top prosecutor said. The results are due on Monday, state news agency MENA reported.

Prosecutors had earlier said the duo tested negative for cannabis consumption.

Abdullah's brother, Osama, condemned Saturday's arrest on his Facebook page, claiming the allegations of drug possession were being used to "taint the image of honest people."

According to police officials, El-Shamy is an employee at Raya Holding for Technology and Communications, a company owned by leading Muslim Brotherhood figure Hassan Malek.

Ousted president Mohamed Morsi is currently facing several trials for an array of charges, including espionage, incitement of murder and killing protesters.





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Youssef
02-03-2014 10:18pm
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Weed in Egypt
Everybody in Egypt smokes it from the bawab to the basha
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George Masri
02-03-2014 06:26pm
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Do you remember the virginity tests? Shame on the Egyptian justic system?
"He said the allegations of drug possession were being used to taint the image of honest people." He is 100% correct, they just want to tarnish the image of the legitimate President. It proves Egypt is ruled by a gang of common criminals.
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Bubbly
03-03-2014 07:45am
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Gang of common criminals
Copts are being tranished as blind supporters of repressive and shamless regime by its loyals.How Copts can forget SCAF's crimes copts..? Mr Allen don't fool the egyptians, copts are not slaves of CC.Oppostion to Morsy or MB doest mean blind support for shamless repressive gang of criminals.
Allen
02-03-2014 08:26pm
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Gang of common criminals??
A gang of common criminals would NOT have released this boy. The deposed president tarnished his image the day he joined the Muslim brotherhood terrorist organization and became a puppet to be manipulated under the spell of that terrorist organization like you are "George". Speaking of honesty why do you fake your identity, we all know no brotherhood is named GEORGE.
Mohamed
02-03-2014 07:56pm
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remember how Sisi defended those virginity tests
In the name of protecting soldiers from rape allegations.

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