File Photo: Slain Engineering Student Mohamed Abdel-Aziz (Photo Courtesy of Social Media)
A Cairo Criminal Juvenile Court sentenced two 18-year olds to 15 years in jail over the murder of an engineering student in March after luring him to buy a laptop through a popular online shopping website.
The defendants appealed Saturday's decision with the prosecution setting an appeal hearing on 14 May.
Mohamed Abdel-Aziz, 18, was found stabbed to death in Heliopolis in March, with his mother telling police that her son had arranged a meeting with someone through the online shopping website to buy a laptop.
According to the prosecution, the defendants said they stabbed Abdel-Aziz when he resisted their attempt to rob him, taking his mobile phone and EGP 25,000.