Egyptian Judge Orders Detention of Policeman on Trial for Female Protester

An Egyptian judge has ordered the detention of a policeman on trial for the January killing of an unarmed female protester taking part in a peaceful demonstration.
Judge Mustafa Hassan Abdullah presides over the trial of 24-year-old police lieutenant Yassin Hatem Salahedeen, who is facing a manslaughter charge over the death of Shaimaa el-Sabbagh, a 32-year-old mother of a small boy. The policeman had been free on bail, but Abdullah ordered his detention in the trial's opening hearing on Sunday.



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