Egypt Says Morsi To Face Conspiracy Trial

Mohammed Morsi accused of revealing state secrets with the intent of carrying out terrorist operations

  • Share
  • Read Later
Reuters

Ousted former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi gets out of a van as he arrives on the first day of his trial, at a courthouse in Cairo, in this still image taken from video provided by Egypt's Interior Ministry on November 4, 2013.

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and 35 others will be tried for conspiring with foreign forces and sponsoring terrorism, according to local reports.

Morsi, along with the three top Muslim Brotherhood leaders, are accused of revealing state secrets with the intent to carry out terrorist operations, coordinating military training and other allegations against Egypt, the state news agency said Wednesday, according to the Associated Press.

The former leader is already on trial for other charges. Egypt officials are also investigating him for allegedly working with Palestinian militant group Hamas in a prison break attack that freed him and other members of the Muslim Brotherhood in the country’s 2011 uprising.

[AP]

0 comments