- MB News
- September 10, 2008
- 8 minutes read
Printing Office of Islamic Publishing House Robbed By Strangers
A group of thieves broke into the printing office of Islamic Publishing House (IPH) owned by a Muslim Brotherhood leader in the 10th of
Some eyewitnesses reported that a group of individuals dressed in civilian clothes have consistently come since Ramadan 5, during Iftar (Ramadan Breakfast) time, and stormed the printing office, seized some of its contents and put them in the truck that transferred them.
IPH is owned by Ahmad Ashraf, one of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders who received jail sentences in the latest controversial military tribunal.
Osama Mohamed ,Director of IPH printing offices, stated that the stolen objects were Five motors of thread, drying and folding machines, six Compressors of printing machines, in addition to papers and plates that represent the company’s capital and also its customers capital, one telephone ,one photocopying machine, two refrigerators, four cooking stoves, and they smashed the safe and stole 30 thousand pounds that were inside,” adding that he talked to the Criminal Investigations to put a special guard on the printing offices until filing an official plea to the State Security Investigation to probe into the matter.
Egyptian SSI had launched an aggressive campaign in late of 2006 against a number of publishing houses and Islamic bookshops, as many offices of IPH, Al-Bashaeir House in Al-Haram, Al-Ealaam Bookshop in
This took place In addition to closing the store belonging to IPH in