The Alexandria Criminal Court on Saturday sentenced to death by hanging the defendant in the murder of Father Arsanios Wadeed Rizkallah, priest of the Church of the Virgin Mary in Karmouz. The Egyptian Public Prosecution referred the suspect to the criminal court on April 20. The Public Prosecution established evidence against the suspect from the testimony of 17 witnesses. This is in addition to what the Public Prosecution inspected during its examination of the crime scene and analyzing CCTV footage, amongst other evidence. The Ministry of Interior announced that the arrest of the defendant the day after the attack and the Public Prosecution took over the investigation.
Source: Egypt Independent June 11, 2022 18:30 UTC