The Ministry of Interior has taken extensive measures to secure the trial of suspects accused of involvement in the Port Said football disaster which left 74 dead on 1 February.
The first session of the trial will begin on Tuesday at the Police Academy in Cairo.
According to General Mohsen Murad, assistant to the ministry's Cairo security sector, a comprehensive plan to secure the court has been established in cooperation with the armed forces. He added that strict security procedures will be begin at 5am when a security cordon will be formed around all entrances to the academy.
Last week, the court decided to hold the trial in Cairo instead of Port Said.
On 1 February, football fans stormed the pitch at the Port Said Stadium following a heated match between rivals Ahly and Masry. About 75 suspects were detained in the wake of the tragedy, most of whom were natives of Port Said.