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Egyptian Brotherhood members get 20 years in jail

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Cairo: An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced two prominent members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to 20 years in prison over torturing and killing policemen, and joining and managing a banned group.

Muslim Brotherhood senior member Mohamed al-Beltagi and Brotherhood-oriented preacher Safwat Hegazi were accused of kidnapping a police officer and security personnel following the ouster of the Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year, Xinhua reported.

The two also faced charges of attempting to murder the policemen.

Two other people, both doctors who used to work at Rabaa field hospital, received five years in jail for joining a terrorist group.

Both Beltagi and Hegazi have been handed a death sentence over charges of inciting violence outside a mosque in Giza province in 2013, that left 10 people people dead and 20 injured.

Since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi by the military in July 2013, the leadership has launched a massive security crackdown on his supporters and affiliates, leaving more than 1,000 dead while thousands of others have been arrested.

Morsi is now standing trial for charges including jailbreak, ordering the killing of protesters, spying and insulting the judiciary.

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