April 19, 2016

Egyptian Policeman Shoots Man Dead During Argument Over Cup Of Tea, Riots Ensue

Egyptian Policeman Shoots Man Dead During Argument Over Cup Of Tea, Riots Ensue

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Egypt’s capital, Cairo, to protest after a tea vender was allegedly shot dead by police.

The unrest erupted after a policeman allegedly killed the man and wounded two others during an argument over the price of a cup of tea.

Egyptian Policeman Shoots Man Dead During Argument Over Cup Of Tea, Riots Ensue

The policeman has been arrested and the case referred to prosecutors.

Video footage showed angry protesters overturning a police vehicle while chanting “the police are thugs”.

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