Court of Cassation
The Egyptian court of cassation upheld on Thursday death sentences for three people in the case known as “Zagazig terrorist cell” case.
That is almost a year after he had been handed the sentence and months after it had been upheld.
The convict appealed the sentence in August one month after the ruling of Mansoura Criminal Court and two months after he had committed the murder.
Mohamed Adel, killer of Mansoura University Student Nayera Ashraf, appealed Wednesday, before the Court of Cassation, the death sentence he was handed last month.
The president stipulated the role of the Court of Cassation, State Council, and State Lawsuits Authority in establishing justice.
Court of Cassation upheld Wednesday life sentences against Supreme Guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie as well as Mohamed al-Beltagy and Safwat Hegazy.
The Court of Cassation upheld prison sentences against prominent Muslim Brotherhood leaders over spying with the Palestinian Hamas group.
The Court of Cassation upheld a ruling declaring former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly not guilty.
He is fulfilling the conditions for his appeal to get accepted.
A criminal court has previously sentenced five defendants to three years in prison, four others to two years in jail and three of them to 10 years.
Chancellor Abdullah Assr was sworn in on Saturday in the presence of President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi as the new head of the Court of Cassation.
The defendants are convicted with launching attacks against security forces, in the case known as Agnad Misr Organization.
They are convicted of murder by mistake.
The Court of Cassation rejected their appeals.
The Court of Cassation’s prosecution office recommended cancelling life imprisonment sentences against 312 defendants in the case known as “Al-Fath Mosque Incidents”.
The defendants in the case have been handed imprisonment sentences ranging from 5 to 15 years.
The Court of Cassation reduced on Dec. 23 the 12-year imprisonment sentence issued against Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie to 10 years.
After 41 months of the assassination of former Public Prosecutor Hisham Barakat, the Court of Cassation upheld on Nov. 25 the death sentences against nine convicts in the case.
The Court of Cassation upheld on Sunday the death sentences against 10 convicts in the assassination case of former Public Prosecutor Hesham Barakat.
Former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly testified before the Cairo Criminal Court on Oct.28 in the retrial of former President Mohamed Morsi and 28 others.