Published On: Tue, Jun 16th, 2015

Mohamed Morsi sentenced to life in espionage case

17 people were given life sentences, In total. Death sentences were handed to 13 other defendants in absentia. The verdicts can be appealed against.

Mohammed Morsi in Prison

 

Former Egyptian president also faces ruling on death sentence handed down earlier last month over prison breakout

An Egyptian court has sentenced former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to life in prison, in a case related to conspiring with foreign groups.

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Badie was also sentenced to life. In Egypt’s legal system, a life sentence is understood as 25 years.

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Reuters in Cairo

 

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