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Egypt police arrests former Morsi govt PM Hisham Qandil

London, Dec. 25 : Egyptian police have arrested former prime minister Hisham Qandil, who served under ousted President Mohammed Morsi.


The interior ministry said Qandil was caught in a mountainous area with smugglers trying to flee to Sudan.

Qandil was sentenced to one year in prison while in office for not carrying out a court ruling to renationalise a company that was privatised in 1996, the BBC reports.

According to the report, a Cairo appeals court upheld the sentence in September, two months after the military overthrew Morsi.

Qandil, who became Egypt's youngest prime minister since 1954 in August 2012, is not a member of the Brotherhood or any other Islamist political organisation, the report added.

--ANI (Posted on 25-12-2013)

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