On Sunday morning, Egyptian security forces managed to eliminate the largest and most dangerous armed criminal gang in the Upper Egypt region, the Aswan governorate, led by Hamdi Abu Saleh.
The Egyptian media reported that Hamdi Abu Saleh’s criminal activity specialized in bringing and trafficking narcotics, digging and extracting gold ore by illegal methods in various regions, the most famous of which is the Marsa Alam area in the Red Sea, and commit murders, kidnappings and murders.
He claimed that the gang’s formation is made up of 12 very dangerous elements, led by Hamdi Abu Saleh, a fugitive from a death sentence and several life and prison terms, and who was previously indicted in many different criminal cases (murder, drug trafficking , etc.). bully).
He pointed out that the gang had seized the mountainous area adjacent to the Arab Kima village in the Kom Ombo Center district in Aswan governorate, as a hub for carrying out their criminal activity.