Pulic Title for the case: Amin Sameh Samir Amin Fahmi 1061 year 2011 New Cairo I crimes (exporting gas to Israel)

Type: Felony

Case no.: 1061 year 2011 New Cairo I crimes registered no. 342 year 2011 inclusive East Cairo

Case year: 2000 – 2011

Adverse: Public Prosecutor

Representation: Accusation authority

Notes: trial of Mubarak regime’s symbols

First Verdict

Date: 28-6-2012

Judges: President – Beshir Ahmed Abdul Aal

Members – Sayed Abdul Aziz and Tarek Abo Zeid

Court: Cairo Criminal Court

Department: non accessible

No. of Defendants: 7

Accusations:

First defendant: as appointed from the Egyptian government to negotiate with a foreign government in a matter concerning the state and he deliberately performed the job against the state

Defendants from the first to the sixth: Exploiting his job as a public employee to acquire for others  without a legal right profit and interest from a task of his job (damaging finances and interests of public bodies as a public employee in it)

Seventh defendant: participating through agreement and assistance with others to commit the crime of acquiring, without a legal right, profit and interest from a task of a public employee’s job and the crime of damaging finances and interests of public bodies)

S Names Verdict Attending – in absentia
1. Amin Sameh Samir Amin Fahmi Aggravated imprisonment for 15 years and isolating him from his job Attending
2. Hassan Mohamed Mohamed Aql Aggravated imprisonment for 7 years and isolating him from his job Attending
3. Mahmoud Latif Mahmoud Amer Aggravated imprisonment for 7 years and isolating him from his job Attending
4. Ismail Hamed Ismail Karara Aggravated imprisonment for 7 years and isolating him from his job Attending
5. Mohamed Ibrahim Youssef Tawila Aggravated imprisonment for 10 years and isolating him from his job Attending
6. Ibrahim Saleh Mahmoud Aggravated imprisonment for 3 years and isolating him from his job Attending
7. Hussein Kamal al Din Ibrahim Salem Aggravated imprisonment for 15 years In absentia

 

Verdict Text:

The court ruled in the attendance of all defendants except the seventh as follows:

First: punishing Amin Sameh Samir Fahmi of aggravated imprisonment for 15 years and isolating him from his job for the second and third accusation and his acquittal of the first accusation

Second: to punish the following defendants: Hassan Mohamed Mohamed Aql, Mahmoud Latif Mahmoud Amer, Ismail Hamed Ismail Karara with Aggravated imprisonment for 7 years and isolating him from their jobs

Third: to punish the defendant Mohamed Ibrahim Youssef Tawila Aggravated imprisonment for 10 years and isolating him from his job

Fourth: to punish the defendant Ibrahim Saleh Mahmoud Aggravated imprisonment for 3 years and isolating him from his job

Fifth: to punish the defendant Hussein Kamal Al Din Ibrahim Salem Aggravated imprisonment for 15 years

Sixth: to fine all the defendants in solidarity with an amount of two billions and three millions and three hundred and ninteen thousands and seventy five $ evaluated with the Egyptian currency dated 31-1-2011 and obliged them in solidarity to return an amount of four hundred and ninety nine millions and three hundred and sixty two thousands and ninety eight $ and 50 cents evaluated with Egyptian currency dated 31-1-2011

Seventh: oblige the convicted with criminal expenses

eighth: rejection of all civil suits and obliged the prosecutors to pay all its expenses including attorney fees.

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First Cassation Verdict:

Date: 11-2-2013

Judges: President – Fathi Hegab

Members – Gaballah Mohamed, Hani Hanna, Assem al Ghaiesh and Ahmed Abdul Wadoud

Court: Cassation Court

Department: criminal

No. of Defendants: 6

Accusations:

 

First defendant: as appointed from the Egyptian government to negotiate with a foreign government in a matter concerning the state and he deliberately performed the job against the state

Defendants from the first to the sixth: Exploiting his job as a public employee to acquire for others  without a legal right profit and interest from a task of his job (damaging finances and interests of public bodies as a public employee in it)

S Names Verdict Attending – in absentia
     1. Amin Sameh Samir Amin Fahmi Acceptance and retrial Attending
     2. Hassan Mohamed Mohamed Aql Acceptance and retrial Attending
     3. Mahmoud Latif Mahmoud Amer Acceptance and retrial Attending
     4. Ismail Hamed Ismail Karara Acceptance and retrial Attending
     5. Mohamed Ibrahim Youssef Tawila Acceptance and retrial Attending
     6. Ibrahim Saleh Mahmoud Acceptance and retrial Attending

 

Verdict Text:

The court ruled of acceptance the appeal in form and in subject to revoke the appealed verdict and the repeat of the trial in Cairo criminal court to consider it in a different department

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Retrial Verdict:

Date: 21-2-2015

Judges: President – Mohamed Khalaf

Court: Cairo Criminal Court

Department: non accessible

No. of Defendants: 6

Accusations:

First defendant: as appointed from the Egyptian government to negotiate with a foreign government in a matter concerning the state and he deliberately performed the job against the state

Defendants from the first to the sixth: Exploiting his job as a public employee to acquire for others  without a legal right profit and interest from a task of his job (damaging finances and interests of public bodies as a public employee in it)

 

S Names Verdict Attending – in absentia
     1. Amin Sameh Samir Amin Fahmi Acquittal Attending
     2. Hassan Mohamed Mohamed Aql Acquittal Attending
     3. Mahmoud Latif Mahmoud Amer Acquittal Attending
     4. Ismail Hamed Ismail Karara Acquittal Attending
     5. Mohamed Ibrahim Youssef Tawila Acquittal Attending
     6. Ibrahim Saleh Mahmoud Acquittal Attending

 

Verdict Text:

the court ruled of the acquittal of all defendants from all accusations

 

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Second Cassation Verdict

 

Date: 27-10-2016

Judges: President – Mohamed Eid Mahgoub

Members – Mohamed Reda Hussein – Ali Fergani – Lashin Ibrahim – Essam Ibrahim

Court: non accessible

Notes: the appeal of the Public Prosecution

Department: criminal

No. of Defendants: 6

Accusations:

First defendant: as appointed from the Egyptian government to negotiate with a foreign government in a matter concerning the state and he deliberately performed the job against the state

Defendants from the first to the sixth: Exploiting his job as a public employee to acquire for others  without a legal right profit and interest from a task of his job (damaging finances and interests of public bodies as a public employee in it)

 

S Names Verdict Attending – in absentia
     1. Amin Sameh Samir Amin Fahmi Acceptance, rejection and support Attending
     2. Hassan Mohamed Mohamed Aql Acceptance, rejection and support Attending
     3. Mahmoud Latif Mahmoud Amer Acceptance, rejection and support Attending
     4. Ismail Hamed Ismail Karara Acceptance, rejection and support Attending
     5. Mohamed Ibrahim Youssef Tawila Acceptance, rejection and support Attending
     6. Ibrahim Saleh Mahmoud Acceptance, rejection and support Attending

 

Verdict Text:

The court ruled to accept the appeal in form and in subject to reject the appeal and support the verdict appealed against