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Emergency State Security Misdemeanors Court sentences Omar Mahmoud al-Hout to 2 months in prison

26 July 2020

The Emergency State Security Misdemeanors court decided, at the July 25th session, to imprison Omar Mahmoud al-Hout for two months in case no. 154 of 2020 – registered with No. 607 of 2020, in addition to a fine of LE 500.  Al-Hout is accused of possession of leaflets promoting terrorist ideas.

5 July 2020

The Emergency State Security Misdemeanors court,  decided, after hearing the defense pleadings of Omar Mahmoud al-Hout, at a session yesterday, July 4, to set his case, No. 154 of 2020 – registered with No. 607 of 2020, for adjudication on the July 25, 2020 session.

The prosecution accused al-Hout of possession of leaflets promoting terrorist ideas.

It is worth noting that the defendant was detained by the police as he was serving a five-year prison sentence in case No. 15857 of 2015  Zagazig Second Criminal, in which he was accused of demonstrating inside Zagazig University and joining a banned group.

The defendant served his term on January 10, 2020, but he was not released, to be charged with the charges mentioned in the new case.

It is noteworthy that the defendant was a student at the Faculty of Pharmacy at Zagazig University, and he finished his studies while he was in prison, where he completed the exams of his last two years of school while in prison.

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