Two police major generals killed in road accident during manhunt for suspect in Aswan

Ahram Online , Thursday 12 May 2022

Two police major generals and two conscripts have been killed in a road accident during a mission to arrest a suspect in a major swindling case in Aswan governorate on Thursday, the Ministry of Interior announced.

Ministry of Interior


All four were in a police car that overturned during the manhunt in the city of Edfu, the ministry stated.

The ministry added that the suspect was arrested and all necessary legal measures have been taken

According to news reports, the suspect, who is commonly known as “Mostafa El-Bank,” is a tuktuk driver with a criminal record. He allegedly swindled victims in Aswan and other governorates in Upper Egypt out of nearly EGP 200 million (about $10.9 million) over the past few months by claiming that he was able to sell their cattle for higher prices than their true value.

When the suspect then disappeared without paying, the victims reported him to the authorities and public prosecution for swindling their money and cattle.

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