Saturday trial sessions wrapup, final Nasr City cell verdict on Oct. 22
Nasr City cell Trial - YOUM7/Salah Said

CAIRO:  The Supreme State Security Criminal Court in session at the Police Academy adjourned Saturday the case of the alleged Nasr City terrorist cell to Oct. 22, to issue final verdicts.

The 26 suspects in the case face accusations of planning terrorist attacks against the State, founding and running an illegal group, calling for the end of the Constitution, interfering with state authorities and harming national solidarity and social peace.

The same court also adjourned Saturday the trial of 86 defendants over charges of organizing riots in the police station in Kafr el-Sheikh in the Nile Delta to Aug. 11, Youm7 reported.

The defendants are accused of jeopardizing public stability, inciting violence, attempted murder, sabotaging public entities and stealing guns from Khafr el-Sheikh Police Station.

Meanwhile, the Cairo Criminal Court decided Saturday to adjourn the trial of Muslim Brotherhood leaders Mohamed el-Beltagy and Safwat Hegazy to July 16 over accusations of torturing police officers Mohamed Farouk and Hani Eid during the Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in. The defendants have requested a change of judges.

The same court also decided to hear the case of Central Auditing Agency head Hisham Genena on Aug. 16. Genena is facing charges of defamation over alleged comments about Judges Club President Ahmed el-Zend.

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