Tora Prison

Three officers killed to stop a prison break at Tora

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 09:04 GMT

Two officers and one policeman were killed Wednesday during an attempt to escape carried out by four inmates in Tora prison who are sentenced to death.

Detained Muslim Brotherhood leading member Erian died from natural causes, probe ongoing: Prosecution

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 06:06 GMT

Egypt's General Prosecution said it assigned a forensic doctor to examine the body of the detained member of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group Essam El Erian, who passed away on Thursday, and found no signs of abuse, which suggests that he died from natural causes.

Foreign media reporters visit Egypt’s Tora prisons, talk to inmates

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 08:16 GMT

Correspondents from foreign media platforms visited the Tora prison complex south of Cairo, known for housing many inmates over terrorism-related charges, according to a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of Interior published on Wednesday.

7 police officers in inmate escape investigations released

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 - 06:59 GMT

Prosecutors on Monday released of a major general, 6 officers and 8 non-commissioned officers pending investigations into the escape of inmates from a police vehicle in Maadi.