Coptic Christians in Tahta, Suhag, called for help by President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, to intervene and rescue them from abductions and imposition of royalties by the armed groups, which have imposed control over many areas and terrorized the citizens.
Copts in Tahta forced to pay royalties to the thugs
Monday ,24 November 2014
9 Copts are being kidnapped each month for ransom. However, police are not able to prevent the thugs.
It’s worth mentioning that a Coptic father was killed this week after they failed to kidnap his child.
At the time police refuses to attack their den, they search for unlicensed weapons at houses of the Copts. They don’t protect them, or allow them to protect themselves.
Another Copt was killed as well by those armed gangs and his son was kidnapped for ransom.