Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed al-Beltagi arrested

Accused of inciting violence, Muslim Brotherhood’s leading figure Mohamed al-Beltagi was arrested on Thursday in Giza governorate.

Last Updated: Aug 30, 2013, 00:43 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Cairo: Accused of inciting violence, Muslim Brotherhood’s leading figure Mohamed al-Beltagi was arrested on Thursday in Giza governorate.

Al-Beltagi holds the post of Secretary General of the Brotherhood`s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP).

On August 25, 2013 his son Ammar was arrested as part of a large-scale crackdown on the Islamist movement while his daughter was killed in police raid in pro-Morsi protest camp in Cairo.

He had earlier said that the militant attacks in Egypt will stop the day Mohammed Morsi will return to office.