Cairo prosecution referred the two suspects charged with killing a student at Banha University's faculty of engineering to Juvenile Criminal Court in Cairo، the trial was slated for March 17.
The victim، Mohamed Abdel Aziz، was stabbed to death as he was buying a used laptop through the popular online marketplace OLX.
Abdel Aziz was reported missing on March 7، after which police found his body in a deserted area of Cairo’s al-Nozha neighborhood. The police heard the victim’s father who said that his son was searching for a used laptop online، and found one through an advertisement on OLX with a good price and seemingly good quality.
The police managed to arrest two of four accused of killing the 25-year-old student. The suspects confessed to having posted a fake laptop advertisement online and said that the victim contacted them and they agreed on the deal. They then lured him to meet and stole his money and mobile phone. The victim told them that he recognized their faces and that he would report the crime to the police، after which the suspects stabbed him.