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Criminal Court orders to release “Akram Mostafa Farouk” and “Mohammad Ahmed Mansour”, and to extend the precautionary measures of “Walid Elgendy” and renewing the detention of “Mohammad Abd-Ellah Mokhaimer”

6 September 2021

The Council Chamber of the Criminal Court held at Institute of Police Secretaries had issued a decision to release both “Akram Mostafa Farouk” and “Mohammad Ahmed Mansour” with precautionary measures, and to extend the precautionary measures imposed on lawyer “Walid Elgendy” for 45 extra days, and to renew the detention of “Mohammad Abd-Ellah Mokhaimer” for 45 extra days.
This came pending Case No. 1956 of 2019 Supreme State Security, The mentioned court held its session on Monday, September 6, 2021, in the presence of AFTE’s lawyer.

The prosecution charged them with joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and misusing social media.

13 July 2021

The Council Chamber of the Criminal Court considered the detention order of “Akram Mostafa Farouk, Mohammad Abd Ellah Mokhaimer, Mohammad Ahmed Mansour” and ordered to renew their detention for 45 extra days, and to release lawyer  “Walid Elgendy”, and to extend the precautionary measures for “Ahmed Mohamed Ali” this came pending Case No. 1956 of 2019 Supreme State Security, The mentioned court considered the order to renew the defendant’s detention on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in the presence of AFTE’s lawyer.

The prosecution charged them with joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and misusing social media.

11 May 2021

The council chamber of the criminal court, decided on its meeting held on today, 11 May 2021, at the police secretary academy, to renew the detention of “Akram Mostafa Farouk, Mohammad Abd Ellah Mokhaimer, Mohammad Ahmed Mansour, and lawyer Walid El-Sayed Elgendy” for 45 days pending investigations into case No. 1956 of 2019, Supreme State Security.

The defendants are accused of joining a terrorist group, publishing, spreading false news and information, and misusing social media.

28 February 2021

The Criminal Court decided, in the  February 28 session, to renew the detention of “Akram Mostafa Farouk, Mohammad Abd Ellah Mokhaimer, Mohammad Ahmed Mansour, and the lawyer Walid El-Sayed Elgendy for 45 days pending investigations into case No. 1956 of 2019, Supreme Security. The defendants are accused of joining a terrorist group, publishing, and spreading false news and information, and the misuse of social media.

17 January 2021

The Criminal Court decided, in the  January 17 session, to renew the detention of “Akram Mostafa Farouk, Mohammad Abd Ellah Mokhaimer, Mohammad Ahmed Mansour, and the lawyer Walid El-Sayed Elgendy for 45 days pending investigations into case No. 1956 of 2019, Supreme Security. The defendants are accused of joining a terrorist group, publishing and broadcasting false news and information, and the misuse of social media.

6 December 2020

The Criminal Court decided, in the August 6 session, to release Dr. Khaled Azab, head of the Central Projects and Services Sector in Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and Emad Fathi, member of the Socialist Popular Alliance Party in Alexandria, with precautionary measures in Case No. 1956 of 2019 Supreme State Security. The defendants are accused of joining a terrorist group, publishing and broadcasting false news and information, and the misuse of social media.

8 Aug 2020

The Criminal Court decided, in the August 6 session, to release Dr. Khaled Azab, head of the Central Projects and Services Sector in Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and Emad Fathi, member of the Socialist Popular Alliance Party in Alexandria, with precautionary measures in Case No. 1956 of 2019 Supreme State Security. The defendants are accused of joining a terrorist group, publishing and broadcasting false news and information, and the misuse of social media.

19 July 2020

The Criminal Court decided, in the July 18 session, to renew the detention of Akram Mostafa Farouq, for 45 days pending investigations into case No. 1956 of 2019, Supreme State Security.

Akram Mostafa Farouk, a sales representative, was arrested by the security forces in Alexandria on January 22 of 2020. He was charged with “joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and misusing social media.”

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