- February 20, 2010
MB Executive Bureau detainees rise and investigations begin
Dr Ossama Nasr the latest victim from the MB Executive Bureau who was arrested late Thursday is expected to be brought before prosecutors in Cairo later today. Nasr was brought in by state security along with 11 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood Movement while they were meeting in the city of Damanhur . Lawyer Sameh Bakr confirmed that the group who were detained at state security headquarters in Beheira since their arrest have been transferred where it is expected investigations will begin.
Nasr who is a Professor at the Academic Medical Research Centre in Alexandria is the 5th member of the Executive bureau to be arrested raising the number of arrested Executive members to 6 including Eng. Khayrat El-Shater who is currently serving a prison sentence.