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Prosecution ordered the detention of the officer
Court previously acquitted officers of 15-year imprisonment for torturing Sayed Belal to death
Colonel Hossam Al-Shennawy, formerly of the State Security department at the Ministry of Interior, was acquitted by the court Tuesday after he was initially sentenced to 15 years in prison in absentia in June 2012.
State security officer, who will soon be released, is notorious for being accused of murder
Initially sentenced to life imprisonment, officer’s conviction overturned on appeal
Court finds State Security officer guilty of being an accomplice to murder and torture
By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Human rights activists said that the family of Sayed Belal, a suspect in the Alexandria church attack allegedly tortured to death during investigations last Thursday, is being pressured to drop a torture case filed against state security. “Belal’s family has been under pressure from security organizations to give up the case or …