EGYPT: Sheik Shocked

An irate bicyclist, bottle in hand, sped along a Cairo street. A hundred yards from a big house he stopped, waited foot on pedal.

Out of the big house came Sheik Mustapha el Maraghi, Grand Cadi of Egypt (sort of Chief Justice of the Supreme Mohammedan Court in Egypt), stepped into a waiting carriage.

Off sped the cyclist, passed the carriage, threw the contents of his bottle (acid) at the Cadi who was badly burned about the neck, chest, left hand, suffered from shock.

The vehicular biped escaped but the Cadi gave the police...

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