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Egypt sentences eight MB members to death over attack
Xinhua News Agency
CAIRO, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's court on Monday sentenced eight members of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) to death over an attack on a police station in Damanhour, Beheira, north of Cairo, state-run MENA news agency reported.
Two other defendants in the case got life sentences while 10 others were sentenced to 10 years in jail for each.
The defendants were convicted by the criminal court in the capital city of Damanhour of charges including joining a banned group, attacking a police department and possessing firearms.
The police station assault with another on some power pylons occurred on April 5 in 2015, according to the prosecution. Enditem