Morsi’s son arrested from rly station

The youngest son of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, who was on the run after being sentenced to a year in jail for possessing and using hashish, was arrested early on Friday at a railway station here, security officials said. 19-year-old Abdullah Morsi was arrested when the security officials were searching the trains en route to upper Egypt, MENA news agency reported. Abdullah was on the run after being charged with possession and using hashish, was sentenced by Banha Court on July 2, one year in prison and 10,000 EGP (USD1,400) fines for him and his friend, who was with him in the car when they were arrested, security officials said. Abdullah was not present at court when the verdict was issued. He was arrested on March 1 but was freed the next day for pending investigation after agreeing to give urine samples, which the prosecution said tested positive for drugs, the report said.


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