The Court of Cassation decided that July 3, 2011, will be date of the first trial of the 48 culprits in Imbābah's incidents.
Military prosecution had been investigating the case and then referred it to the Public Prosecution, which ordered the referral of the 48 perpetrators to criminal trial. 22 of the perpetrators are imprisoned and remaining 26 are fugitives.
The Public Prosecutor had demanded the Cassation Court to determine the date of the first trial.
Meanwhile, the Supreme State Security Prosecution investigations revealed that Shaykh Abū Yahyá, salfī Shaykh, was one of the culprits in Imbābah's fitnah incidents.
[Reviewer's Note: News story was also covered in al-Jumhūrīyah, page 1, June 8, 2011]