Ousted Egypt leader Mursi accused of complicity in 2012 protest deaths: Sources

CAIRO (AFP) - Egypt's ousted leader Mohamed Mursi was accused on Monday of complicity in the deaths and torture of protesters outside his presidential palace in late 2012, judicial sources said.

He already stands accused of crimes related to his 2011 escape from prison, and the new allegations mean his current detention will be extended by 15 days starting next week.