CAIRO: Port Said Criminal Court adjourned Wednesday 191 Muslim Brotherhood members’ trial over storming al-Arab prison to July 20 for the defense pleading.
The defendants include the General Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badei and the group members Mohamed al-Beltagy, Safwat Hegazy, Akram al-Shaeir, and others.
The defendants 1-9 face charges of protesting to disturb the public order and to attack the public entities and state employees during their duties on August 16, 2013 after the dispersal of Rabaa and Nahda Squares sit-ins.
The prosecution of Port Said accused the defendants of inciting violence and headed to al-Arab police station, leaving more 50 police members dead during the clashes, Youm7 reported.
In the previous session, Badei told the court jury member that this trial is null and void, claiming that he was kidnapped.