Egypt court sentences 24 Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison in Zagazig city

El-Sayed Gamal El-Din , Saturday 14 Jul 2018

A Sharqiya criminal court sentenced 24 people to life in prison on Saturday for inciting violence and joining the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group in a trial that dates back to 2014, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

The court also sentenced three defendants to three years in prison.

The 27 suspects were arrested in Zagzig, Sharqiya governorate for organising a march supporting the Muslim Brotherhood group and inciting violence in the Nile Delta city.

The Egyptian government designated the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group in December 2013.

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