High-Profile MBs Detained, Ghozlan Included
The Egyptian security apparatus continued its bone-breaking crackdown on the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood by detaining several MB leaders today dawn, toplisted by Dr. Mahmoud Ghozlan, MB Executive Bureau member.
Moreover, the security forces stormed the house of Gamal Mahmoud Hoda and arrested him along with his guests: Dr. Ahmad Abdul-Rahman Qasim, Khaled Sa”d Al-Seroui, Hassan Ali Hassan, Jabir Muhammad Mihanna and Mahmoud Nabil. Notably, their place of detention still unknown.
In the same context, the security apparatus condensed its crackdown against the MB leaders in North Cairo district, which harvested in the detention of Shiekh Hamdi Ibrahim, Head of MB Executive Bureau in North Cairo, Maguid Az-Zommor and Khairi Abbas.
Still in North Cairo, the security forces detained MB-affiliates, who run in the elections as independents, their names as follows:
1. Hatem Adel Atiyya, lawyer.
2. Muhammad Qasim, publisher.
3. Mahmoud Hussein, businessman.
4. Reda Al-Gendi, lawyer.
5. Goma”ah Ibrahim, businessman.
6. Abul-Hassan Ahmad, inspector at the Ministry of Education.
7. Muhammad Fawzi, schoolteacher
8. Abdul-Wahid Abdul-Mageed, schoolteacher.
9. Hassan Ali, chemist.
Meanwhile, informed sources affirmed that cases of detention continue till the writing of this report and no way to count them now.
Note-worthy, this ruthless crackdown by the security apparatus against the MB leaders and municipal candidates comes to handicap the participation of the Muslim Brotherhood in the upcoming elections.