Report: Egypt prosecutor detains Morsi for 15 days in new case

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August 19, 2013 18:27

CAIRO - Egypt's public prosecutor ordered on Monday the detention of deposed President Mohamed Morsi for 15 days pending an investigation into allegations he participated in "violent acts", state news agency MENA said.

On Thursday, Egyptian judicial authorities extended Morsi's detention period for 30 days in a separate case.

Morsi, who was overthrown by the army on July 3, is being held at an undisclosed location on allegations of murder and spying. The new case centers on protests that took place in front of the presidential palace last December, MENA said.


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