EGYPT: COURT SENTENCES TO DEATH 2 MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD MEMBERS IN BEHEIRA
June 20, 2019:
Damanhour Criminal Court of Beheira Governorate has sentenced to death two members of the Muslim Brotherhood group and imprisoned three members on 10-year sentences and two members for three years on charges of forming terrorist cells, firing at Abu al-Matamer police center, destroying high-pressure electric towers and seizing firearms and explosives. (Sources: egyptindependent.com, 20/06/2019)
Homeland Security Officers and Beheira Security Directorate’s Police Officers managed to arrest the members at a farm located in Abu al-Matamer city. They seized six large bombs ready for explosion, two FN FAL rifles (Light Automatic Rifles) with attached scope snipers, 85 bullets, 13 machine guns using 7.62 x 39mm bullets, 830 bullets, 13 cartridges, a cartouche and LE110,000.
The members confessed to investigators that they belonged to the Muslim Brotherhood’s Specific Operations Committees of Abu al-Matamer city.
The members also said that their mission was to carry out terrorist operations that aimed at spreading chaos, destabilizing the country and preparing for revolution.