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Egypt pardons former policeman jailed for pop singer murder
Cairo, May 23, 2020 (AFP) - Egypt's president pardoned Friday thousands of prisoners including a former policeman jailed over killing a Lebanese pop diva more than a decade ago, according to the official gazette.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi granted clemency to a total of 3,157 people jailed on different cases on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Among those pardoned ...