Egypt’s family accused army of abduction

By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica

The ousted Egyptian Leader Mohammed Morsi family has accused the Egyptian army of abducting him.

Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi attends during the opening of the African Union (AU) leaders' meeting in Addis Ababa (Photo: Reuters)

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi attends during the opening of the African Union (AU) leaders’ meeting in Addis Ababa (Photo: Reuters)

Speaking to repoters in a news conference in Cairo, Shaimaa the daughter of Mohammed Morsi stated that the family was using legal measures against the army.

Morsi continues to be held at an undisclosed site without charge since he was taken out of power on 3 July.

No less than three people were killed in clashes on Monday between opponents and followers of the former president.

Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood movement has refused to recognise the new military-backed government and carries on to hold daily street protests.

one died and many of demonstrators were injured during unrest in central Cairo, medical officials stated. Seven pro-Morsi protesters arrested for possession of illegal weapons, accourding to Egyptian state TV report.

No less than two more people were believed to have been killed in different clashes in Qalyubiya province, north of Cairo.

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