Safwat Hegazy sentenced for insulting judiciary

Wednesday 30-04-2014 02:13 PM
Safwat Hegazy sentenced for insulting judiciary

Islamic propagandist Safwat Hegazy delivers a speech to supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi during a protest in Cairo July 7, 2013. Thousands of supporters of REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany


CAIRO, April 30 (Aswat Masriya) An Egyptian court sentenced Safwat Hegazy, a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood, to one year in prison with labor on Wednesday on charges of insulting the judiciary.

Hegazy is accused of disrespecting the head judge during a hearing of the Wadi al-Natroon prison break trial. 

Also accused in the case is ousted President Mohamed Mursi and 130 others.

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