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Posted on 07/02/2014 9:01:16 PM PDT by Olog-hai
An Egyptian criminal court convicted Wednesday the youngest son of the ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi on charges of drug possession and consumption, sentencing him and a friend to a year in prison, the state news agency reported.
The 20-year old Abdullah Morsi was not in court when Judge Abdel-Rahman Ayad issued the verdict. Morsi had been released on bail after his arrest in March. The two were also fined $1,400.
Morsi was arrested with a friend after police suspected they were smoking hashish cigarettes on the side of a road on the east edge of Cairo. He had denied the charges.
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