PESHAWAR, 21 April: A Cairo court has sentenced ousted president Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in jail.

The former president has been charged with his role in killing of opposition protestors in 2012-end while he was president of Egypt.

Morsi sworn in as the first elected president of Egypt in July 2012 after the Hosni Mobarak government was toppled.

However, protests also erupted against Morsi government which led to military intervention in the country and head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, removed him from his office. Later in June 2014 election Sisi was elected as president.


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