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  • Friday ,30 August 2013

Muslim Brotherhood's Beltagy arrested

By Egypt News

Copts and Poliltical Islam


Friday ,30 August 2013

Muslim Brotherhood's Beltagy arrested
Security forces have arrested controversial Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed al-Beltagy, state media reported Thursday. Beltagy was also arrested with former Manpower Ministry Khaled al-Azhar in Giza. Ahmed Helmy, assistant Interior Minister for Public Security confirmed the reports, adding that other leading figures within the Muslim Brotherhood were also captured. 
Beltagy faces charges of inciting violence, murder and terrorism linked to the forcible dispersals at Rabaa al-Adaweya and Giza's al-Nahda Square, as well as violence in Bein al-Sarayat which left scores dead in the aftermath of the 3 July ouster of Mohamed Morsy.