BREAKING: Former Egyptian President, Mohamed Morsi, dies during court session
June 17th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Former Egyptian President, Mohamed Morsi, died in Cairo on Monday during a court session according to Egyptian state media.
According to a judicial source, the 67-year-old Morsi was “was speaking before the judge for 20 minutes then became very animated and fainted. He was quickly rushed to the hospital where he later died.”
Morsi was Egypt’s first democratically-elected president after the 2011 revolution that toppled longtime leader, Hosny Mubarak.
He was removed by the military following protests against his one-year-old in a coup led by the current president Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi who was then the army chief.
Before his death, he was serving a 20-year prison term on charges of ordering the arrest and torture of protesters, a 25-year jail term on charges of passing intelligence to Qatar and a three-year term for insulting the judiciary.