Egypt's high court orders re-trial of policemen linked to 37 deaths

January 22, 2015 10:04 AM

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's highest appeals court ordered a re-trial on Thursday for four policemen in connection with the deaths of 37 people during political violence after President Mohamed Mursi's ouster, the judge said.

The case relates to one of the most controversial incidents after the army toppled Mursi in July 2013. A lower appeals court had overturned in June prison sentences, most of them suspended, against the policemen.

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