280 referred to criminal court for ‘violence, joining terrorist organisation’, other charges

Basil El-Dabh
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The chief prosecutor of the South Sharqeya district referred 280 people to criminal court on Sunday, including 12 students, accused of violence and incitement in seven separate cases, according to state media.

The charges filed by the prosecution include joining a terrorist group, violating the Protest Law, possessing material deemed to be incitement against the armed forces, police and the government as well as damaging university facilities and blocking roads, reported state-run MENA. They are also accused of possessing fireworks and other incendiary material, damaging police vehicles and public property and using social networking sites to post the names and addresses of policemen on the internet.

The accused participated in demonstrations in Zagazig, 10th of Ramadan City and Zagazig University campus.

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