World Bulletin / News Desk
Egypt's attorney-general on Monday jailed a judge for 15 days for staging a protest in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
In a statement, attorney-general Hesham Barakat said he ordered Hassan al-Naggar, a senior judge at the Cassation Court and a former governor of the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya under Morsi, be jailed for 15 days on charges of staging a protest and blocking a road in Cairo.
Al-Naggar and several other protesters were detained outside a shopping mall in eastern Cairo.
According to the statement, protesters blocked the road and chanted slogans critical of the army.
The statement said that al-Naggar turned out to be a member of the pro-Morsi "Judges for Egypt" movement.Last Mod: 31 Mart 2015, 09:43