CAIRO: The trial of Muslim Brotherhood leaders Mohamed Badie, Khairat al-Shater and 15 others, on charges of killing protesters outside the Muslim Brotherhood guidance office, was adjourned Monday to June 10 by the Cairo Criminal Court to hear prosecution witnesses.
The Brotherhood leaders are accused of murdering nine people and injuring 91 others in front of office in March 2013. They also face charges of joining an armed group, and inciting violence.
Before the beginning of the trial, security forces prohibited journalists from attending the trial session.
During the trial, the second witness said investigations proved that meetings had been held inside the guidance office to discuss what might happen on June 30.
He added that the Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie knew that there had been weapons in the office.
The last trial session was held on April 28 and was delayed per the request of the defense team, to hear the testimonies of the witnesses.
Additional reporting by Amer Mostafa.