Morsi was flown by helicopter from Borg al-Arab prison in Alexandria to the headquarters of the Police Academy in Cairo where the trial is taking place, a news agency reported citing official news agency MENA.

The hearing is being aired live on state TV. Morsi stands trial along with 130 other Muslim Brotherhood members and associates of the Palestinian militant group Hamas and Lebanese Shia militant group Hezbollah for storming the Wady al-Natroun prison and kidnapping and killing police officers during the 2011 uprising.

(Agencies)

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