Alexandria court sentences 3 to death for 2016 deadly attack on police patrol

El-Sayed Gamal El-Din , Monday 11 Sep 2017

Alexandria criminal court (Al-Ahram)
Alexandria criminal court (Al-Ahram)

Alexandria criminal court sentenced three people to death on Monday on convictions of forming a terrorist cell, attacking a police patrol, and killing a policeman in 2016, Al-Ahram Arabic reported.

The criminal court also sentenced two other defendants in the case to ten years in jail.

The prosecution had charged the defendants with murder, attempted murder, and possession of arms in the attack on the patrol in Montazah in east Alexandria, which left one policeman dead and four wounded.

The verdicts can still be appealed.

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