Egypt`s Morsi remanded to custody for another 30 days

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013 - 17:10

Cairo: Egypt`s ousted president Mohamed Morsi has been remanded in custody for 30 more days on charges of jailbreak, relevant murder and spying for the Palestinian Hamas movement.

The investigative judge, Hassan Samir, also ordered the detention of Rifaa el-Tahtawy, Morsi`s chief-of-staff, for 30 days pending investigation into charges of spying for the Palestinian Hamas movement, Xinhua reported cirting official news agency MENA Friday.

Morsi was ousted by popular-backed military procedures in early July and he has been detained ever since.

IANS



First Published: Friday, September 13, 2013 - 17:10

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