The renewal of remanding in preventive custody for 45 days for investigation on Ismail EliskandranyFebruary 12th, 2017
The criminal Cairo court ,held today in the police officers institution in Tura, decided remanding in preventive custody on the press writer "Ismail El-iskandrany" because of being accused of joining an illegal organization and publishing wrong information. This in the case numbered 569 for year 2015 incarceration national security. This was as said by the accused's lawyer "Amr Mohamed" as he was attending the hearing.
The 15 north Cairo criminal circuit, held by the judge Shaaban Elshamy", decided releasing "El-iskandrany" in the hearing dated 20th November 2016, with the warranty of his place of residence, but the supreme national security prosecution appealed this decision.
In the hearing dated 22nd of November , the 28 criminal Cairo circuit ,held by the judge "hussien Faried", decided the acceptance of the appeal filed by the supreme national security prosecution on the decision of releasing "El-iskandrany" and decided him remanding in custody for 45 days for investigation.
The Egyptian authority arrested the journalist in Hurghada international airport on 29th of the past November after coming back from berlin and he was taken to the headquarter of the supreme national security prosecution in Cairo while he faced accusations including joining an illegal organization and publishing wrong information.