Mursi son arrested in Egypt drugs case
Published on Mar 2, 2014 1:40 AM
CAIRO (AFP) - The authorities in Egypt arrested a 19-year-old son of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi on Saturday, accusing him of possessing hashish cigarettes, a charge denied by his brother.
Security officials said police found two joints on Abdullah Mursi and a friend who were in a car parked by the roadside in Qalyubia province north of Cairo.
The two were arrested for questioning, they added.
Mursi's other son, Osama, dismissed the allegation.
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