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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Salah Diab acquitted of unlicensed firearms possession charges

Salah Diab acquitted of unlicensed firearms possession charges: Salah Diab, founder of PICO Group and Al Masry Al Youm newspaper, and his son Tawfik were acquitted of charges of possession of unlicensed firearms by a Cairo criminal court on Monday, according to Ahram Online. The business community was stunned back in November 2015 when Salah and Tawfik were arrested after a number of high profile cases being filed against a number of leading business figures. The arrest prompted President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to remark that “the law governs all relations between the state and businessmen and that he will not tolerate abuses to anyone.”

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