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Last Updated : Jun 17, 2019 10:02 PM IST | Source: Reuters

Egypt's former president Mohamed Mursi dies: state television

He had been serving a seven-year sentence for falsifying his candidacy application for the 2012 presidential race.

Mohamed Mursi (Image: Media News Agency)
Mohamed Mursi (Image: Media News Agency)

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has died in court, state television reported on Monday.

It said Mursi had fainted after a court session and died afterwards.

Mursi, a top figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, was toppled by the military in 2013 after mass protests against his rule. He had been serving a seven-year sentence for falsifying his candidacy application for the 2012 presidential race.

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First Published on Jun 17, 2019 09:33 pm
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