Cairo, 27 Dzulqa’dah 1435/23 September 2014 (MINA) – A judicial source said that one of the police officers who was killed today following the explosion which took place near the foreign ministry in Cairo was a witnesses in the case of the storming of the prisons that involves the ousted President Mohamed Morsi and 130 other defendants.
The source explained that officer Mohamed Abou-Sreaa is one of the witnesses in the case, who testified before the court on June 28, according to Middle East Monitor (MEMO) report monitored by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA), Tuesday.
The Egyptian interior ministry said that the explosion, which targeted a checkpoint near the foreign ministry yesterday, killed two police officers Khaled Saafan and Mohamed Abou-Sreaa, while five others were wounded, including a civilian.
The prisons break case involves 131 defendants, of which 105 have escaped and 26 are being administratively detained on charges of storming 11 prisons, attacking police stations, and abducting three police officers and one police assistant, during the January 25, 2011, revolution. (T/P002/P3)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)