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Egypt's Morsi referred to criminal court

(Xinhua) Updated: 2013-12-18 22:14

CAIRO - The Egyptian prosecutor-general referred on Wednesday ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to criminal court, state-run MENA news agency reported.

Prosecutor-General Hesham Barakat also referred a number of leading Muslim Brotherhood figures to criminal court along with Morsi, including the Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badei and his deputies Khairat al-Shater and Mahmoud Ezzat, and former parliament speaker Saad al-Katatni.

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