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  • Monday ,29 February 2016
العربية

3 sentenced to 10 years for ‘Zeitoun terrorist cell’ case

By-thecairopost

Copts and Poliltical Islam

00:02

Monday ,29 February 2016

3 sentenced to 10 years for ‘Zeitoun terrorist cell’ case

Cairo Criminal Court sentenced three people to 10 years of hard labor Sunday during a retrial of the case known as the “Zeitoun terrorist cell,” Youm7 reported.Cairo Criminal Court sentenced three people to 10 years of hard labor Sunday during a retrial of the case known as the “Zeitoun terrorist cell,” Youm7 reported.

The court also fined the convicts 100,000 EGP ($11,700) each and ordered them to be placed under surveillance for five years. They were charged with “bullying, organizing an unauthorized protest, crowding a public place, destroying public and private properties and harming national unity and social peace.”
 
The case dates back to August 2013 when security forces dispersed sit-ins of Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Cairo and Giza.