Juhayna + El Tawheed & El Nour bosses face charges of terrorist group funding
Juhayna Chairman Safwan Thabet has been ordered detained for 15 days pending investigations on charges of allegedly joining and funding a terrorist organization, Al Masry Al Youm reports. Thabet was arrested on 3 December. His son Seif is now acting chairman of the company, which said last week its operations have not been affected.
Facing similar charges is El Tawheed & El Nour stores owner Sayed El Sewerky, who was arrested yesterday and ordered detained 15 days pending investigations for allegedly financing a terrorist group, Youm7 reports.
Elsewhere in current affairs: The EU’s Court of Justice annulled a freeze on the Mubarak family’s assets Thursday after concluding that the original asset freeze was imposed without the court verifying Egyptian authorities’ claims and preserving the family’s right to judicial protection, according to the court judgement. The value of the unfrozen assets was not made public.