Egypt: Morsi’s son detained for drugs

The MENA news agency said Abdullah Mursi was arrested after officers found two rolled hashish cigarettes. (File photo: Reuters)

Egypt’s state news agency is reporting the youngest son of ousted Islamist President Mohammad Mursi has been detained by police on suspicion of drug possession.

The MENA news agency said police detained son Abdullah Morsi, a university freshman, Saturday after a police patrol found a suspicious car parked on the side of the road in el-Obour city, east of Cairo. The agency said officers found two rolled hashish cigarettes in the car.

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