Al-Wadi al-Gadeed Governor Gamal Imbabi said Minister of Interior Mahmoud Wagdi decided to dismiss Abdullah Saqr, chief of the governorate security department, and refer him for investigation.
Wagdi also decided appointing Ashraf Abul Magd as the new security directorate chief.
Police captain Ahmed al-Sokkari will face investigation after police confrontations with protesters left two civilians dead and dozens injured, according to Imbabi.
Police used tear gas and live ammunition to confront protesters who had set the National Democratic Party headquarters, police station and a court building on fire in the al-Wadi al-Gadeed governorate.
Translated from the Arabic Edition.