Egypt court hands Mo Salah villa burglars 5-year sentence

Ahram Online , Sunday 17 Mar 2024

A Cairo criminal court sentenced two defendants to five years in prison for the burglary of Liverpool star Mohamed Salah's villa in New Cairo.

File Photo: The two burglars whom the police arrested with the stolen items which included several sports shoes and a silver medal from the villa of the Egyptian and Liverpool club Football player Mohamed Salah. Al-Ahram.


In March 2023, the villa in New Cairo’s First Settlement belonging to the Egyptian footballer was burgled and property was reported missing.

One of Salah’s relatives alerted the police, stating he noticed an open window and a mess in one of the villa's rooms while stopping by.

Egyptian security forces soon arrested the two defendants, retrieving the stolen property.

According to the Ministry of Interior, the stolen items included sports shoes, a silver medal, a piece of crystal, and several TV receivers.

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