Pro-Muslim Brotherhood T.V. anchorman Moataz Matar, along with four people, were handed down a sentence of life imprisonment for charges with joining a terrorist group and publishing false news, according to a ruling issued state security court in Cairo on Saturday.
The Court of Cassation on Thursday rejected an appeal by Muslim Brotherhood group-affiliated defendants in one of the cases, over charges including helping supplying unknown people with ammunition.
The Cairo Criminal Court handed Mohamed Badie, the supreme guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, a life imprisonment in one of the cases he has faced since 2013.
The court also handed down sentence of 10 years in prison against 10 other co-defendants belonging to the outlawed Muslim brotherhood group.
Court of Cassation has rejected Sunday appeals by four defendants against death sentences in the case known as “Awsim Terrorist Cell.”
A total of 29 members of the Muslims Brotherhood were sentenced in absentia on Monday to life in prison over violence and murdering in Suez in 2015.