MOSCOW, January 8 (Sputnik) — A Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday postponed the trial of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, charged with inciting the killing of protesters, the Daily News Egypt reported.
The trial of Morsi, alongside 14 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood Islamist movement, has been postponed until April 21, the online newspaper said. If found guilty, Morsi and his accomplices could face the death penalty.
Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Morsi was ousted by the military in 2013, following mass protests demanding that he step down.
The former president faces other charges, including the killing of police officers in his 2011 jailbreak, plotting terrorist attacks with foreign Islamist groups and espionage.