Nine suspects are being investigated by prosecutors in Giza over allegations of attempting to smuggle stolen historic artifacts into Israel from Iraq.The article does not specify the exact age of the manuscripts.
The suspects, one of whom resides in Sinai, were allegedly trying to smuggle ancient religious manuscripts from the Torah into Israel for an agreed prices of LE50 million.
Saturday, October 08, 2016
Torah-smuggling charges in Egypt
LOOTING ARRESTS: Nine suspects charged with smuggling rare Torah manuscripts into Israel (Al-Masry Al-Youm/Egypt Independent).