Giza Criminal Court on Wednesday released Abul Ela Madi, head of Al-Wasat Party, on bail of LE10,000 in the Bein al-Sarayat violence case.
Madi is not facing charges in other cases.
In the previous session, the court had renewed the detention of Helmy al-Gazzar, Abdel Moneim Abdel Maksoud and Mohamed al-Omda for 45 days pending investigation. They are charged with premeditated and attempted murder, practicing acts of bullying and intimidation of citizens and possession of weapons.
They are also accused of involvement in the killing of 23 civilians and the wounding of 220 others in the Bein al-Sarayat neighborhood.
Investigations revealed that armed groups ascended to the roofs of the Faculty of Commerce and the Tharwat Flyover and fired on those passing by.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm