CAIRO: Nasr City Misdemeanor Court ruled on Tuesday to imprison 37 Muslim Brotherhood suspects over rioting, resisting authorities, destroying public properties, assembly and thuggery in the acts of violence that caused the burning of the Heliopolis tramline, Youm7 reported.
Additionally, Nasr City Misdemeanor Court of Appeals in North Cairo renewed imprisonment for 13 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members on Tuesday for 45 days pending investigation in the riots at Al-Azhar University.
The prosecution accused the suspects of assembly, thuggery, destroying public properties, possessing white weapons and joining an armed terrorist group.
The prosecution inspected the university’s administrative building, and found computers, air-conditioners, photocopying machines and windows smashed. The suspects broke the university president’s office and burned his papers.
Further, Road el-Farag Misdemeanor Court of Appeals overturned on Tuesday the appeal of five Muslim Brotherhood suspects on the decision to imprison them for 45 days pending investigation, after accusing them in violence acts and thuggery in Road el-Farag.
Reporting by Kareem Sobhy and Mohamed Abdel Razeq.