Egypt’s Criminal Court sentenced five Iranians to life in prison for spying against the African country on Sunday.
Another Iranian man received a plenty of 15 years.
The defendants included an Egyptian man and five Iranians, as well as a woman.
The prosecution accused the Egyptian litigant of giving data and reports to the Iranian respondents about Egypt’s local conditions from 2012 to 2016. It added that that the Iranian outlaws worked for Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
“The first respondent submitted spying for a foreign country and those working for it to undermine Egypt’s military and political positions and its national advantages,” the prosecution said.
The Egyptian defendant got cash from the IRGC accomplices to spread Iran’s Islamic Shiism in Sunni Egypt through building up an inside, launching a website, issuing distributions and pulling in enlisted people, it added.
The request of Cairo Criminal Court included holding onto the man’s PCs, cell phones, hard disks and archives and referring them to the Egyptian intelligence agency.