In the news in the Egyptian local media, it was stated that an apartment in the Zemalik district was seized by the judicial decision and the historical pieces inside were also taken under protection.
Undersecretary Amr Memduh, who is responsible for enforcing the confiscation order of the said flat at the Cairo Court, EgyptMore than 100 paintings by world-renowned painters, antiques, dozens of royal engagements and brooches in different colors and sizes, chests full of jewels, yellow and white gold, diamonds and jewellery were found in the apartment where the police entered the case on 6 June He announced that he found 2,907 pieces of platinum and 800 pieces of jewelry.
Memduh emphasized that the owner of the flat and his son do not have historical and legal ownership over the works in question, according to official records.
Halid Ebubekir, the lawyer of the owner of the flat, stated that his client purchased the works in question through legitimate means, and reacted to the media campaign against his client and his son.
Ebubekir noted that the police entered the flat due to an ongoing lawsuit between two members of the family, but they had nothing to do with this case.
Ebubekir stated that the owner of the flat is a senior judge, he has served in Egypt, Oman and Kuwait, and has lived abroad for 20 years.