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Egypt’s Morsi awarded death penalty over 2011 jail breaks

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Egypt’s Morsi awarded death penalty over 2011 jail breaks

CAIRO, Egypt: The former Egyptian president Muhammad Morsi has been sentenced to death by an Egyptian court in a case of related to Jail breaking in 2011.

In its verdict announced in Cairo on Saturday, the court also awarded death sentence to more than a 100 people nominated in the case.

The Egyptian first democratically-elected president is accused of organizing prison breaks with the help of foreign militants during the 2011 uprising against former dictator Hosni Mubarak.

Morsi was toppled in a military coup led by Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on July 3, 2013. Sisi is currently the President of Egypt since June 2014.

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