Egypt’s public prosecution says it has found no evidence of criminal violence in the death of a prominent government critic.
The prosecution office said a post-mortem revealed that Ayman Hadhoud, an economist, had died from a chronic heart condition – and there were no signs of violence or resistance.
Supporters of Mr. Hadhoud say that he was subject to ill- treatment by the police after what they describe as his “forced disappearance”.
Mr. Hadhoud died in a government-run psychiatric hospital in March but his body was not handed over to relatives until earlier this month. (Source: BBC)