Wife of detained Egyptian business tycoon interrogated

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CAIRO: The wife of detained Egyptian business tycoon Safwan Thabet was interrogated for eight hours on Sunday by the state security prosecution, her lawyer has said. Bahira El-Shawi was released pending further investigation into the charges against her, according to lawyer Nasser Amin. It came a few days after she posted a video on YouTube calling for the release of her detained husband and son, Seif. It was not immediately clear what she was charged with. Thabet, the Juhayna Industries major shareholder and CEO, was detained in December on terrorism-related charges. His son, who took over th…

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