Egyptian policeman jailed for killing protesters

first_imgCAIRO (AP) – A criminal court has convicted a policeman on charges of killing protesters during last year’s uprising and sentenced him to five years in prison.Mohammed el-Sunni was previously sentenced to death in absentia while he was on the run. He was retried after he surrendered. He was charged with taking part in the killing of 18 protesters outside a police station in the Cairo Zawya el-Hamrah district on Jan. 28, last year, the bloodiest day of the uprising that toppled longtime authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak. Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates El-Sunni was convicted and sentenced on Wednesday.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) 5 people who need to visit the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center New high school in Mesa lets students pick career pathscenter_img More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Sponsored Stories Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family How do cataracts affect your vision?last_img read more