The plan to assassinate Adel Imam.. the one in charge of implementation tells the details for the first time

For the first time, and about a plan, the details of which the great artist may not have known Adel Emam The same, a documentary broadcast by Al-Arabiya on Friday evening revealed a plan hatched by the Islamic Group behind prison walls to assassinate the leader.

assassination plan

The former member of the Islamic Group, Muhammad Karroum, revealed during the documentary “Adel Imam.. Egyptian memoryAbout his assignment by the leader of the group, Abboud Al-Zumar, while he was in prison, to assassinate the artist, Adel Imam, stressing that the plan was to assassinate the late Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar Muhammad Sayyid Tantawi – when he was the Mufti of Egypt – for his approval of the execution of the murderers of the writer Faraj Fouda.

Undo the killing of the Mufti

But Al-Zumar retracted the plan to assassinate Tantawi, claiming to avoid a widespread popular attack after killing the Grand Mufti of the Republic, and then orders were issued to assassinate the most famous Egyptian artist, according to Krum.

place of execution

Krum, who was taking advantage of his visit to his imprisoned father and receiving orders from the leaders behind bars, said that the Islamic Group issued a fatwa declaring Adel Imam to be apostate, indicating that the plan began with monitoring the leader in the vicinity of the pyramid theater, which was witnessing the performance of the play “Body Guard”.

He added, “After observing him for a while and knowing his dates, he is shot in front of the theater,” stressing that the group considered that Imam had crossed all red lines after the movie “The Terrorist.”

Exclusive testimonials

In addition, the documentary “Adel Imam…Egyptian Memory” presented exclusive testimonies of ministers and senior officials during the era of the late Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, researchers in political Islam, artists, critics, and rare interviews with Adel Imam about the scenes narrated for the first time about the life of the leader who sat for 6 decades on the throne. Egyptian and Arab art, its relationship to power, President Mubarak and his two sons, Gamal and Alaa, and his soft power response to extremism and extremists.

The documentary also showed the scenes of the famous artist’s visit to Assiut, the stronghold of the Islamic Group, despite the security warnings at the time.

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