Mursi accused of leaking Egypt security secrets to Iran
Published on Feb 23, 2014 9:20 PM
CAIRO (AFP) - Prosecutors on Sunday accused deposed president Mohamed Mursi of leaking state secrets to Iran's Revolutionary Guards as part of a plot to destabilise Egypt, at the second hearing of his trial for espionage.
The trial, one of three that are under way against Mursi, is part of a relentless government crackdown targeting him and his Muslim Brotherhood movement since his ouster by the army in July.
Prosecutors accuse Mursi and 35 others, including leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, of conspiring with foreign powers, Palestinian militant movement Hamas and Shi'ite Iran to destabilise Egypt.
On Sunday, the second hearing since the trial opened on Feb 16, they detailed the charges against Mursi and his co-defendants.
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