CAIRO (AFP) - Egypt refuses to accuse law enforcement officials suspected through Italy of involvement inside the grisly murder of an Italian pupil due to a lack of evidence, the government stated.

Giulio Regeni, a 28-yr-old doctoral researcher at Britain’s Cambridge college, disappeared in Cairo in January 2016.

His frame became discovered with the aid of a roadside bearing giant marks of torture in a case that strained the historically close relations between Cairo and Rome, which accused Egypt of inadequate cooperation inside the probe.


in line with Italian media, Italian prosecutors may want to open a formal research into several Egyptian mystery provider sellers.

Egypt has constantly denied hints that its security offerings were concerned within the dying of Regeni, who became gaining knowledge of change unions in Egypt.

"costs should be based totally on evidence and now not suspicions," Egypt’s state statistics carrier stated in a assertion launched past due on Sunday.

Egyptian and Italian public prosecutors met in Cairo on Wednesday to talk about the investigations into Regeni’s case, it stated, quoting a judicial supply.

The Italian prosecutors asked their Egyptian counterparts "to approve the inclusion of a number of Egyptian policemen on its sign in of suspects in Italy", it brought.

The policemen are suspected through Italian prosecutors of collecting statistics about Regeni, consistent with the source.

pissed off on the sluggish pace of the probe, Italy withdrew its ambassador to Egypt in April 2016, but despatched a brand new envoy to Cairo the following yr.

Egyptian government first of all recommended Regeni died in a site visitors accident, however later stated he turned into killed with the aid of a criminal gang that was finally worn out in a shootout with police.