Egypt's Defence Minister has said that the military should enjoy immunity under the new constitution, according to two leaked audios broadcast on Friday by Rasd Network.
General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi made the comments in an interview that was recorded few weeks ago, but was never made public.
"You need this military institution to be given immunity, it is not an immunity for Abdel Fatah (referring to himself) …. It is for the (military) institution, which is the backbone of the state in light of the current circumstances. The constitution should consider that during this transitional period,'' Sisi said in the audio that is now in the possession of Al Jazeera.
The military deposed Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi, the country’s first democratically elected president, on July 3 and suspended the constitution....He knows his sin, needs immunity that is for sure! He knows what he has done is the above constitutions, he knows no one, no institutions above the constitution! He abolished the constitution by the way, so he shouldn't worry about the constitution!