Plot to kill ministers and high NDP officials
In a London court, the case against the renowned London-based Egyptian engineer Mamdouh Hamza is tried for allegdly having made an attempt to hire a professsional hitman. In the contacts with the would be assassins, whom turned out to be brittish undercover police , Hamza stated that he wanted Egyptian minister of housing and development, Muhammad Ibrahim Solaiman killed. Hamza saw him as his arch-rival, blocking his way to the primeministership, his Egyptian projects and his possibilities to get Egyptian awards for his work. He wanted the killing to look as one in a series of assassinations on political figures and for that purpose, three other NDP heavyweights should also be killed. those where the speaker of the Egyptian parliament, Fathi Souror the minister for parliamentary affairs ,and assistant Secretary General of the NDP Kamal al Shazli and Zakaria Azmi, head of the President´s office.