Egypt executes 'supporter' of Muslim Brotherhood

March 7, 2015 9:44 AM

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Egypt executes 'supporter' of Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt has executed a convict for a murder committed during riots in mid-2013, the first death sentence carried out against a supporter of the banned Muslim Brotherhood under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, according to the Interior Ministry.

In a statement on its Facebook page on Saturday, the ministry said that Mahmoud Hassan Ramadan Abdel-Nabi had been hanged for an incident where children were thrown from a building during protests in 2013 against the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi.

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