14 EGYPTIAN POLICE DETAINED OVER SIX CRIMINALS’ DEADLY JAILBREAK

The Egyptian prosecution, decided on Sunday, a four-day detention of 14 policemen, over a recent jailbreak of six criminals, in the Suez Canal province of Ismailia, in the north-east of the capital, Cairo, official MENA news agency reported.

The fire exchange during the escape from Al-Mustaqbal (Future) Prison on Thursday night, left a policeman killed and another wounded, while a citizen, who happened to pass by the prison, was randomly shot dead, during the confrontations.

Ismailia prosecution, charges the 14 policemen, including three officers, with gross negligence and they are currently in custody for four days, pending investigation.

Some Egyptian local media said that, machine guns had previously been smuggled into the prison, to facilitate the criminals’ jailbreak.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK.