Ex Menoufiya governor sentenced to 10 yrs, fined LE 58M on graft charges

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 - 02:27 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced former Menoufiya governor Hisham Abdel Baset to 10 years in prison and fined him 58 million pounds on graft charges.

In pics: A limestone sarcophagus uncovered in Menoufiya

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 - 02:34 GMT

An Egyptian archaeological mission uncovered a limestone sarcophagus containing two mummies during excavation works in the Quweisna quarries in Menoufiya.