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Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the detention of 4 students for 15 days; for participating in the “Batman of Helwan” event

Publish Date : Wednesday, 3 August, 2022
Last Update : Tuesday, 8 November, 2022
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7 November 2022

On November 7, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of four students, physical therapy student Anas Mahmoud Zahran, cooperation institute student Karim Mohamed Refaat, high school students Mazen Reda and Eslam Nagdy, for 15 days each. In connection with Case No. 440 of 2022.

Security forces arrested the four students on July 4, against participating in the famous sarcastic event “Batman Helwan” on Facebook, the investigation authorities charged them with joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and inciting a terrorist act

24 October 2022 “Supreme State Security Prosecution renews four students’ detention for 15 days; for participating in the “Batman of Helwan” event” 

On October 24, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of four students, physical therapy student Anas Mahmoud Zahran, cooperation institute student Karim Mohamed Refaat, high school students Mazen Reda and Eslam Nagdy, for 15 days each. 

This comes in connection with Case No. 440 of 2022, in which the four students face charges of joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and inciting a terrorist act against the backdrop of their participation in the parody event “Batman of Helwan” which went viral among social media users. 

26 September 2022 “Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the detention of four students participants in Batman Helwan event” 

On September 26, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Physical therapy student at Heliopolis University Anas Mahmoud Zahran, Cooperation Institute student Karim Mohamed Refaat, and high school students Mazen Reda and Eslam Nagdy for 15 days in connection with Case No. 440 of 2022.

The four students were arrested against the background of their participation in a sarcastic event called “Batman Helwan,” after many social media users interacted with the event; in a statement regarding the incident, the Ministry of Interior announced that all legal measures had been taken against the event’s organizers as they exploited the reach volume in order to achieve financial gains. The four students face charges of joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and inciting a terrorist act.

12 September 2022 “Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the pretrial detention of four students participants in Batman Helwan event” 

On September 12, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Physical therapy student at Heliopolis University Anas Mahmoud Zahran, Cooperation Institute student Karim Mohamed Refaat, and high school students Mazen Reda, and Eslam Nagdy for 15 days in connection with Case No. 440 of 2022.

The four students were arrested on July 4, against the backdrop of participating in a parody event called “the battle of Batman in Helwan,” which led to the event’s spread among social media users. 

The four students face charges of joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and inciting a terrorist act.

29 August 2022 “Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the detention of four students for participating in Batman Helwan event” 

On August 29, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Physical therapy student Anas Mahmoud Zahran, Cooperation Institute student Karim Mohamed Refaat, high school student Mazen Reda, and high school student Eslam Nagdy for 15 days in connection with Case No. 440 of 2022.

On July 4, Security forces arrested the four students against the backdrop of participating in a parody event called “the battle of Batman in Helwan,” the four students face charges of joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and inciting a terrorist act.

15 August 2022 “The Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the detention of four students for participating in Batman Helwan event” 

On August 15, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Anas Mahmoud Zahran, Karim Mohamed Refaat, Mazen Reda, and Eslam Nagdy for 15 days in connection with Case No. 440 of 2022. 

On July 4, Security forces arrested the four students against the backdrop of participating in a parody event called “the battle of Batman in Helwan,” which included wearing a “Batman” costume and gathering in front of the Helwan metro station on August 13, to choose the winner of the real Batman title. They face charges of joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and inciting a terrorist act.

2 August 2022 “The Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the detention of student Eslam Nagdy for 15 days, for participating in Batman Helwan event” 

On the 2nd of August, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of the high school student Eslam Nagdy Mohamed Aziz for 15 days in connection with Case No. 440 of 2022.  

Security forces arrested the 18 years old Nagdy and three other students on July 4, against the backdrop of participating in a parody event called “the battle of Batman in Helwan,” which included wearing a “Batman” costume and gathering in front of the Helwan metro station on August 13, to choose the winner of the real Batman title. 

the Supreme State Security Prosecution charged Nagdy with joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and inciting a terrorist act.