A military court in Upper Egypt on Tuesday 28/3/2017 sentenced 111 Islamist loyalist of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group to 25 years in jail.
According to the court these loyalists continue to commit acts of violence and riot following the overthrow of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in mid-2013.
MENA news agency reported that, the cases involved 132 defendants from Minya province in Upper Egypt whom prosecution charged with belonging to the Brotherhood group.
The group has also been involved in vandalizing public and private properties, provoking violence, inciting the people and holding protests against the army and the police.
The defendants were also accused of storming Beni Mazar court building, the traffic department building, a church and several private properties of Egyptian Copts in Minya.
The military court session was held at Assiut province southern Egypt instead of Minya for security reasons.