A crazy story out of Egypt, where the military court called a toddlers life sentence for murder “a mistake”.
An Egyptian military court convicted Ahmad Mansour Qorani, now only 3 1/2 years old, of killing three people, carrying guns and firebombs, blocking a road with boring tires, and trying to damage government buildings! The verdict: life in prison. For a one year old boy, that’s a lot of life left to be spent behind bars!
Of course, the conviction caused an uproar. The military claimed that it was a case of mistaken identity, and that the actual culprit was meant to be a 16 year old student with the same name. But that might be a mistake too, because before the military statement, a police spokesman said in an interview that the wanted culprit was actually the toddlers uncle, who is 51 years old, and has a similar name.
Some things aren’t adding up with this judicial system, that’s for certain, but even insulting the judiciary is a crime in Egypt, and many people have been convicted of the charge in recent years.
A crazy story of a murdering toddler, mistaken identity, and a judiciary system that cannot be questioned.