Prosecutor General

President Sisi appoints new prosecutor-general, deputy head of Administrative Control Authority

Thu, 24 Aug 2023 - 02:57 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi issued presidential decrees on Thursday to appoint new prosecutor-general and acting deputy head of the Administrative Control Authority (ACA), Egypt's independent general oversight body.

Killer of female student in Zagazig taken into custody for 4 days pending probe

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 04:25 GMT

Prosecutor General Hamada el Sawy on Wednesday ordered that a university student be remanded in custody for four days pending investigations into charges of premeditated murder of Salma Bahgat, a 20-year-old media student at Al-Shorouk Academy, who was stabbed to death earlier this week.

Egypt’s prosecutor refers TV presenter Shaimaa Gamal suspected killers to court

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 12:27 GMT

Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hamada el Sawy referred Ayman Hagag, a member of the judicial authorities, and businessman Hussein el Gharabli to the criminal court, on Thursday, on charges of the premeditated murder of TV presenter Shaimaa Gamal.

Defendant accused of murdering female student in Mansoura referred to criminal court

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 05:28 GMT

Prosecutor General Hamada el Sawy on Wednesday referred the defendant accused of murdering Nayera Ashraf, a female student at Mansoura University, to the criminal court on charges of murder.

Egypt’s Prosecutor general orders urgent investigation into Marina Salah’s death

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 10:33 GMT

Egypt’s Prosecutor general Hamada Al-Sawy ordered, Tuesday to start an urgent investigation into the incident of Marina Salah, 27 years old, went to a private eye hospital in Cairo, underwent an x ray dye on her eyes without allergy test in prior.

Doctor who insulted male nurse detained for 15 days in jail pending investigation

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 01:51 GMT

North Cairo Court decided, Monday to renew the detention of a doctor and an employee in a private hospital for 15 days, pending investigation, in the case of insulting a male nurse, forcing him to do jump ropes, salute a dog and violate his privacy.

Egypt’s Prosecutor general follows up investigations of assaulting Egyptian expatriate in Kuwait

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 12:14 GMT

Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hamada el Sawy is closely following up with the incident of assaulting an Egyptian expatriate at work in Kuwait.

Egypt's prosecutor general attends Euro-Med forum

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 - 08:42 GMT

Egypt's Prosecutor General Nabil Ahmed Sadeq has attended the Euro-Med Forum of Prosecutors General in the Hague.

General prosecution team to investigate in Cairo-Aswan train derailment

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 - 02:07 GMT

General Prosecution has given directives to transfer a team of the Aswan prosecution members to the scene of the Cairo-Aswan train derailment to investigate the accident.

278 MBs referred to military court for joining terrorist groups

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 05:29 GMT

278 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to be referred to a military court over commanding and joining terrorist groups

Corruption case against Ezz dropped per reconciliation law

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 01:35 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court will resume on Thursday the retrial of steel tycoon Ahmed Ezz, following a reconciliation deal between Ezz and the government.

UPDATE: 29 detained in Egypt on charges espionage for Turkey

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 05:23 GMT

The defendants have been accused of conspiring with Turkey with the aim to harm national interests.

Court confiscates assets of 16 defendants in Turkey espionage case

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 02:53 GMT

The Criminal Court has upheld a verdict to withhold the finances and confiscate all belongings of 16 defendants involved in the espionage for Turkey case.

Prosecutor Gen remands Airport blackout suspects in custody

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 - 05:00 GMT

The General Prosecutor decided to remand 11 of the electricity maintenance crew of the Cairo International Airport in custody for 15 days pending investigation.

Media regulation council calls for investigating MB allegations

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 10:28 GMT

The Higher Council for Media Regulation (HCMR) called for referring the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood’s claims regarding mistreatment in Egyptian prisons.