Egypt Independent

Kerdasa church arsonist sentenced to life



The Giza Criminal Court has sentenced Tarek Ibrahim, the Kerdasa church arsonist, to life in prison.
 
Ibrahim had been handed down the same sentence in absentia, earlier, with 73 other outlaws. They were charged with possession of unlicensed and banned firearms, attempted murder, blocking public transport, resisting authority and deliberately setting fire to the Virgin Mary church in Kerdasa.
 
Ibrahim was present in court for the sentencing.
 
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm