Egypt’s Prosecution shifts from handwritten to digital documentation of investigations

SourceEgypt Today

Egyptian Public prosecutor office - FILE CAIRO – 18 February 2021: Egypt’s Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy announced that the public prosecution has written all investigations carried out in lawsuits on the computer rather than handwriting them.   He described the move as a great achievement towards digital transformation within the judicial system.   Public Prosecutor Hamada Al-Sawy further reviewed the results of the annual statements of investigation cases completed by the public prosecution offices across the country, which confirmed that  all investigations and procedures were written electronically on the computer, in implementation of his directives to record all investigations electronically instead of manually recording them.     This comes within the framework of the Attorney General's approval, on March 12, 2020, to publish the electronic criminal justice program in all the state's offices, within the framework of the digital transformation policy for law enforcement, where all investigations conducted by the more...