Badie, MB leaders’ trial adjourned to March 12
Mohamed Badie during his trial - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: The Giza Criminal Court postponed Satruday the trial sessions of Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie along with MB leaders to March 12 in the case of clashes in Al-Bahr Al-Azam area of Giza.

Other Brotherhood leaders who are suspects in the case along with Badie are Mohamed el-Beltagy, Essam el-Erian, Bassem Ouda, Safwat Hegazy, Gamaa Islamiyya leader Assem Abdel Maged and nine others on charges of inciting violence and terrorism, murder and terrorizing citizens.

The reason the court adjourned the session in order to complete the hearing of witnesses’ testimonies and display video records presented from the National Security Agency.

Five citizens were killed in Al-Bahr Al-Azam area of Giza and in the vicinity of the nearby Cairo University, during clashes that erupted between pro-Morsi protesters and unknown assailants late on July 15.

Additional reporting by Nermin Suleiman.

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