By Chrysanthus Ikeh
Egypt’s ousted Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi sits in a cage in the police academy courthouse in Cairo. Photo: BBC
An Egyptian court has sentenced the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi to death for his part in a mass jailbreak in 2011.
The verdict, which was passed by Judge Shaaban el-Shami, was announced today, May 16, 2015 in a Cairo court where Morsi was also facing charges of espionage. As is customary in passing capital punishment, the death sentence on Morsi and more than 100 others will be referred to the country’s top Muslim theologian, or mufti, for his non-binding opinion.
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Source:: The NET