Mohammed Mursi raises his hands as the judge reads out the verdict sentencing the ousted president and more than 100 other defendants to death. Photo: AFP
Mohammed Mursi raises his hands as the judge reads out the verdict sentencing the ousted president and more than 100 other defendants to death. Photo: AFP

Death sentence for ousted president Mursi, Egyptian court rules

Judge refers death sentence pronounced on Mursi and others to the nation’s top Muslim theologian, or mufti, who must give his opinion before any execution can be carried out

Mohammed Mursi raises his hands as the judge reads out the verdict sentencing the ousted president and more than 100 other defendants to death. Photo: AFP
Mohammed Mursi raises his hands as the judge reads out the verdict sentencing the ousted president and more than 100 other defendants to death. Photo: AFP
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