Ahmed Atef (Cairo)
On Monday, an Egyptian court sentenced an accused in absentia to life imprisonment and a rigorous 10-year prison sentence to 5 defendants, and deposited a suspect in a care home for 5 years in the case known in the media as the “Imbaba Terror Cell”.
The court directed the first accused to assume the leadership of a terrorist group whose purpose is to call for disturbing public order, endangering the safety, interest and security of Egyptian society, disrupting the provisions of the constitution and the law, preventing state institutions and public authorities from carrying out their work, attacking the personal freedoms of Egyptians and public rights, and harming unity and social peace. Put him in the terrorist group called ISIS.
The Egyptian Public Prosecution charged the accused with possession of a firearm and ammunition used with the firearm, and accused the second to twelfth defendants of joining the terrorist group “ISIS” and promoting terrorist beliefs and ideas that call for the use of violence.