Last Update 22:17
Sunday, 13 October 2019

Egyptian authorities execute Sinai militant Adel Habara

Habara was given final death sentences in 2 cases for his role in terrorist attacks against Egyptian security personnel

Ahram Online , Thursday 15 Dec 2016
  Habara
Adel Habara in court with a red uniform representing death sentence conviction in Egypt (photo: Ahram)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 5832
Share/Bookmark
Views: 5832

Egyptian prison authorities executed Thursday morning Adel Habara, a Sinai militant who was convicted of murder in relation with terrorist attacks that killed dozens of Egypt's security personnel.

On Wednesday evening, Egypt's president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ratified Habara's death warrant according to the law.

Habara was handed final death sentences in two cases for his involvement in terrorist attacks against Egyptian security personnel.

On Monday, Egypt's Court of Cassation upheld the second death sentence against Habara for killing a police detective in Sharqiya governorate in 2012.

The same court rejected Habara's final appeal against the other death sentence he'd received for plotting the execution-style killing of 25 soldiers in an ambush in North Sinai in August 2013, known as the "Second Rafah Massacre."

Habara was arrested in September 2013 and first stood for trial in November that year.

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.