EGYPT: POLICEMEN JAILED OVER DETAINEES DEATH

A court in Cairo Egypt’s capital,has sentenced six policemen to jail for torturing a detainee, 26-year-old accountant Saed Said, to death in 2012, the AFP news agency reports.

One policeman was sentenced to five years in prison, another to one year, and four others to three years, a judicial official is quoted as saying.

They had been convicted of beating to death Mr Said in a police station in 2012.

CARINE MAMBOU

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