Egypt ‘jails police officers over torture’

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CAIRO, Egypt

An Egyptian court has sentenced three police officers to three years in jail for torturing a detainee to death.

Local news paper Youm7 reported that a doctor was sentenced to a one year prison term for falsifying a medical report on the killing.

Listening to testimonies, the court heard that the officers had beaten their victim to death as they tried to force him to confess to a murder.