Court sentences 18 MB members to 3 years in prison
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie during his trial - YOUM7/Maher Iskandar

CAIRO: Maadi Misdemeanor court sentenced Wednesday 18 Muslim Brotherhood members to three years in prison and to pay a 50,000 EGP fine each, Youm7 reported.

The defendants were accused of killing three residents over the clashes took place between the Brotherhood, security forces, and residents in February.

The session was held at officers’ institute in Tora prison amid tight security measures.

Giza Criminal Court however sentenced Wednesday 12 men to death and referred the case to the Mufti. They were accused of storming Kerdasa police station and murdering several police officers in Aug. 2013.

Cairo Criminal Court adjourned the trial of Muslim Brotherhood leaders Mohamed Badie, Khairat al-Shater, and 15 others on charges of killing protesters outside their guidance office to June 23.

The defendants were charged with killing nine people and injuring 91 others in front of the Brotherhood headquarters in March 2013, joining a militant group, possessing unlicensed weapons, and conspiring to incite violence.

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