EGYPT: POLICEMAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING CHRISTIAN FATHER AND SON
April 3, 2019: An Egyptian policeman found guilty of killing a Christian man and his son in a case that outraged the minority Coptic community was sentenced to death on 2 April 2019, judicial sources said.
Rabee Khalifa, posted as an armed police guard outside a church, killed construction workers Imad Kamal Sadeq, 49, and his 21-year-old son David after an argument, prosecutors said.
The incident, in December, angered Coptic Christians who were still reeling from an Islamist militant gun attack a month earlier that killed seven Copts. The death sentence is subject to appeal. (Sources: Reuters, 02/04/2019)