Cairo, 6 Dhulhijja 1435/30 September 2014 (MINA) – Cairo Criminal Court adjourned on Monday trial of ousted President Mohamed Morsi and 34 other Muslim Brotherhood figures over espionage accusation until 14 October.
The delay due to absence of Morsi and the suspect Mohamed Refaa al-Tahtawy, Egypt Independent quote by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA).
The Court President Shaaban al-Shamy said a letter was sent from the prison administration over the inability to bring Morsi due to security reasons.
Twenty suspects including Morsi, Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie and others were remanded into custody pending investigations.
The suspects are accused of spying for foreign agencies, disclosing national security secrets to foreign country and financing terrorism.
A polarised Egypt is facing the most critical phase of its post-revolutionary life after Egypt’s army ousted the country’s freely elected president, Mohamed Morsi, and scheduled fresh elections in a what is labelled by the presidency as a coup.
Since his ouster, clashes and protests sparks the pyramid country, although small-scale protests had occurred during Morsi’s office. However,the routine protests demanding the release of Morsi and ending the coup government.(T/R04/R03)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)