Muslim Brotherhood supreme guide to remain in custody

Muslim Brotherhood supreme guide Mohamed Badie was ordered to remand in custody for 15 days pending investigation into charges of incitement to violence and murder

Muslim Brotherhood supreme guide to remain in custody

World Bulletin / News Desk

Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie was ordered to remand in custody for 15 days pending investigation into charges of incitement to violence and murder.

In a statement on Tuesday, the Prosecution said that Badie will be remain in custody pending investigation into charges of “inciting murder against peaceful protesters with a ‘terrorist’ aim and arresting and torturing them near the Ittihadiya presidential palace”.

He also faces charges of “running an illegal gang with the aim of disrupting the enforcement of law, preventing state institutions from work, inciting violence, sabotaging public and private institutions, disrupting traffic, possessing firearms and bladed weapons and assaulting army forces, police and people’s freedoms”.

The prosecution said that investigation with the Muslim Brotherhood leader is still continuing.

Badie was arrested late Monday inside a flat in the vicinity of the Rabaa al-Adawiya area in eastern Cairo.

Badie was named the Brotherhood Supreme Guide in January 2010.

Under him, the Brotherhood’s political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), won the majority of seats of both house of parliament.

The FJP leader Mohamed Morsi was elected Egypt’s president in June 2012 before being toppled by the army on July 3, 2013 after mass demonstrations against him.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 21 Ağustos 2013, 09:31
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