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Egypt frees businessman, son detained for 2 years


Jan 23, 2023

Sun, 2023-01-22 22:29

CAIRO: Egyptian authorities have released prominent businessman Safwan Thabet and his son, held in pre-trial detention for more than two years during a probe into possible terrorism-related charges.

Thabet’s daughter Mariam announced the news about her father and brother Seif El-Din’s release from prison in a post on Facebook.

The Public Prosecution agreed to free Thabet, founder and former chief executive officer of dairy products and juices producer Juhayna Food Industries, and his son on a guarantee of their place of residence.

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