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Morsi, aides at police academy ahead of trial
November 4, 2013, 10:08 am

Former Egyptian president Mohammad Morsi arrived at the Police Academy in eastern Cairo on Monday ahead of his trial along with a number of Muslim Brotherhood leaders over incidents at the Presidential Palace in December.

Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported that all defendants in said case had arrived at the academy, transferred from prison with a convoy and amid tight security measures.
The prosecution had referred the former president and 14 others for trial and the counts they are charged with include instigating deliberate murder of protestors in the palace area in December.

Meanwhile, the streets leading to the Police Academy gates are blocked with barbed wire and only those with official passes are permitted through, all part of the security plan approved by the ministry of interior yesterday after change of location of the trial to the academy.

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