Sobhi Saleh and other Brotherhood leaders sentenced

Sunday 18-05-2014 06:07 PM
Sobhi Saleh and other Brotherhood leaders sentenced

Members of the upper house of the parliament Sobhi Saleh (L) and Essam el-Erian (R) talk during a session in Cairo June 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany


ALEXANDRIA, May 18 (Aswat Masriya) An Egyptian court has backed the sentencing of five Muslim Brotherhood leaders to three years in prison with labor on Sunday over violent clashes in Sedi Gaber last year. 

Sobhi Saleh is among the five defendants who were sentenced. 

The court also reduced the sentence of five Brotherhood supporters to two years with labor and sentenced 56 others to one year only. 

Sixty-six defendants had been sentenced over clashes that happened in Alexandria's Sedi Gaber on August 30.

They were charged with possessing weapons and murder among other crimes. 

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