News

Egyptian Court of Cassation confirms death sentences after voetbalrellen

Egyptian Court of Cassation confirms death sentences after voetbalrellen

Photo: AFP

The Egyptian Court of Cassation upheld Monday the death penalty of ten men confirmed who were involved in voetbalrellen in 2012, in which 74 people were killed.

The suspects can not be more against their conviction on appeal, reports BFMTV.At the court in Cairo were dozens of family members of the deceased that the verdict with cheers received.

The riots took place before and after a match between the soccer teams Al-Masry and Al-Ahly in Port Said. Supporters went together to his room and ran onto the field. Most of the deaths through tribulation. Also were hundreds of people injured.

In a previous trial in 2013, 21 people sentenced to death for their share in the riots. That process had to be repeated.

In 2015 were eventually eleven people the death penalty. 21 other convicts, among whom seven police officers were acquitted. Forty others were in 2015 celstrafen imposed of between one and fifteen years.

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular