EGYPT: DEATH SENTENCE OF 3 UPHELD, 4 COMMUTED FOR OFFICER MURDER
April 21, 2016: The Cassation Court upheld the death sentence of three defendants implicated in the killing of a policeman and commuted the penalty to life in prison for four others, Youm7 reported.
The defendants shot Captain Ahmed Nashaat last year in the Deltaâs Quweisna, Menoufia, while in a chase on Cairo-Alexandria Agricultural Highway. They had stolen power cables in Mastay village. (Sources: THE CAIRO POST, 21/04/2016)