Breaking: Officer gets 15 yrs in prison for killing activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh
Shaimaa al-Sabbagh - YOUM7/Islam Osama

CAIRO: Lieutenant Yassin Salah el-Din, 24, was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday by Cairo Criminal Court for killing activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh during the commemoration of the fourth anniversary of the January 25 Revolution earlier this year.

Salah el-Din, a Central Security Forces officer, fired birdshot at Sabbagh at Talaat Harb Square in Cairo from a close range, leading to her death.

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