Egyptian police publicly beat to death man suspected of killing officer
[Al Ahram] Egyptian coppers beat to death in public a man they believed was the killer of a police officer who was shot on Saturday morning in the Upper Egypt governorate of Beni Suef, according to Ahram's Arabic news website news hound.

Investigations officer Captain Hesham Kamal El-Din Ta'ma was shot in Beni Suef city in the early hours of Saturday morning while he was breaking up a brawl involving firearms between two families in El-Ghamrawi and Ezbet El-Safih areas.

Ta'ma was transported to Al-Zahra' Hospital in Beni Suef city, but departed this vale of tears an hour later.

During the slain officer's military funeral, several coppers and personnel, who had jugged
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
Hossam Abo El-Regal, a man they accused of killing Ta'ma, in an apartment in Beni Suef city, then led him to the site of the funeral, tied him down in a mini-truck, and beat him to death as tens of mourners watched.

According to Ahram Online's news hound on the scene, the officers and police personnel attacked Abo El-Regal in the presence of senior security and political officials in Beni Suef who were leading the procession, including General Ahmed Shaarawi, the governorate's security director and and Maher Beybers, Beni Suef's governor.

Posted by: Fred 2013-02-17