EGYPT SENTENCES EIGHT MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD MEMBERS TO DEATH OVER ATTACK

CAIRO, Egypt, Egypt’s court, on Monday, sentenced eight members of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) to death, over an attack on a police station in Damanhour, Beheira, north of Cairo, state-run MENA news agency reported.

Two other defendants in the case got life sentences, while 10 others were sentenced to 10 years in jail each.

The defendants were convicted by the criminal court, in the capital city of Damanhour, of charges including, joining a banned group, attacking a police department and possessing firearms.

The police station assault, with another on some power pylons, occurred on Apr 5 in 2015, according to the prosecution.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK