Egypt's Military Says Toddler's Life Sentence Was Case Of Mistaken Identity

February 23, 2016 4:25 PM

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After sentencing a toddler to life in prison for murder, the Egyptian military now says that was a case of mistaken identity.

Ahmed Mansour Qurany was sentenced Feb. 16 along with 115 other people involved in a murderous rampage in 2014. The incident happened during a period of unrest following the 2013 ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. The sentence was handed down by a military court — a system widely criticized...

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