Unrest in Egypt Following Coup
7/13/2013, 11:48 a.m.
(CNN) -- Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsy and several leaders and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood are being investigated for allegedly killing protesters and spying, the state-run EgyNews website reported Saturday.
Morsy is in a safe place, and no charges have been filed against him, Egyptian government officials said Wednesday.
More than 200 suspects who were detained Monday following deadly clashes outside Egypt's Republican Guard headquarters face charges of manslaughter, voluntary manslaughter, acts of violence, and illegal possession of firearms, Egyptian military spokesman Col. Ahmed Ali said. The 206 will remain in police custody for another 15 days while investigations continue, he said. Egypt's state-run Al Ahram newspaper reported that 652 suspects were originally detained, and that 446 of them have since been released on bail.
Prosecutors in Cairo issued arrest warrants Wednesday for the chairman of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammad Badei, and for the vice chairman of its political wing, Esam El Arian, state-run Nile TV reported.