United Arab Emirates

Cairo Court sentences 6 gang members in Kerdasa to death

The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced on Tuesday six defendants to death, another 41 defendants to life imprisonment, and seven to 15-year-imprisonment on charges of founding a gang named the “Popular Resistance Committee” in Kerdasa, Giza and killing three people, including a non-commissioned officer in Homeland Security. The court also sentenced a child to three years in prison and acquitted another 14. The six defendants include Ahmed Abdel Rahman Mahmoud, Mohamed Abdel Latef Hanafi, Mohamed Salah, Islam Kamal Abu al-Fottoh, Islam Mahmoud Abdel Fattah, and Fayez Zaki Ali. Prosecution accused the defendants of managing a gang that called for suspending the constitution and laws, preventing state institutions from ex ...