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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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