Deposed Egyptian President Mursi not sent to military trial: prosecutor

February 18, 2015 10:49 AM

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Deposed Egyptian President Mursi not sent to military trial: prosecutor

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian prosecutor denied on Wednesday that deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi had been referred to a military court, after the state news agency initially reported that he had.

Mursi, who has been incarcerated in an Egyptian jail, is facing trial in several cases in civilian courts. He was ousted in 2013 by then army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after mass protests against his rule.

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