Egypt refers Al-Qaeda leader's brother to court

They are accused of plotting attacks against state institutions, the army, police and Christian citizens.

Egypt refers Al-Qaeda leader's brother to court

World Bulletin / News Desk

The Egyptian prosecutor-general on Sunday referred Mohamed al-Zawahri, the brother of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, and 67 others to criminal court on charges of founding and running an Al-Qaeda-linked organization.

In a statement, the prosecutor-general said the group had plotted to target state institutions, the army, the police and Christian citizens.

Fifty of the suspects are already in custody while the 18 others remain at large.

Last Mod: 07 Nisan 2014, 10:55
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