Court postpones verdict in "Helwan and Giza cells" case to Nov. 25


Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 12:52 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court - File photo

The Cairo Criminal Court - File photo

CAIRO, Nov 12 (MENA) - The Cairo Criminal Court has decided to postpone issuing the verdict in the case known in the media as the "Helwan and Giza cells" to a session slated for November 25.

The court had referred the documents of seven defendants in the case to Egypt's Mufti to consent a death sentence.

The defendants committed 19 terrorist crimes including the assassination of police officers, non-commissioned officers and policemen, attempted murder of others, theft at gunpoint and the destruction of police vehicles, public facilities and government buildings.



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