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Court sentences six to death, 41 to lifetime imprisonment violence related case
Defendants in "Popular Resistance in Kerdas" case were facing accusations of establishing illegal group, using violence, and violating the laws
Published in Daily News Egypt on 20 - 08 - 2019

The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced six defendants to death after being found guilty in the case known as "Popular Resistance in Kerdasa"
Meanwhile 41 other defendants were sentenced to lifetime imprisonment.
Only 13 defendants have attended the court which was held at the Police Academy, and the rest of 28 defendants were sentenced in absentia. The court also sentenced seven defendants to 15 years imprisonment, and three years imprisonment for a juvenile defendant.
The court have also acquitted 14 defendants, and announced that charges were dropped as he is already died.
The defendants sentenced to death are Ahmed Abdel Rahman, Mohamed Abdel Latif El Sayed Refai, Mohamed Salah Said, Islam Kamal Aboulfotouh, Islam Mahmoud Abdel Fattah and Fayez Zaki.
The 70 defendants were facing accusations of establishing and running the "Popular Resistance Committee in Nahya and Kerdasa", in contravention of the provisions of the constitution and laws. The court said that that committee was aiming to hinder the state's institutions, as well as violating the laws.
They were also accused of terrorism and the use of violence to achieve the group's purposes, killing three people including a National Security Appratus police officer, and possession of arms and ammunition including TNT explosives.
Egypt witnessed several attacks which targeted police officers, judges, military personnel, and public figures since the dispersal of the Rab'a Al-Adawya sit-in in 14 August 2013, where supporters of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi were demonstrating against his ouster.


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