Egypt Detains 15 Muslim Brotherhood Suspects

Published May 29th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Egyptian police detained 15 suspected members of the Muslim Brotherhood in the past 10 days, security sources were quoted by as saying Sunday.  

They said state prosecutors ordered their detention for 15 days pending investigations.  

The detainees, six from Cairo and nine from the Suez Canal town of Ismailiya, were accused of belonging to an outlawed group, distributing newsletters to university students and possessing books written by the group's founder Hassan al-Banna, added BBC -  


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