On the 1st of April police authorities in Kafr El Sheikh arrested Omneyya Taha Ahmed, student in faculty of engineering and Sarah Mohamed Ibrahim, student in workers university, claiming they have been distribution posters carrying the slogans "Long Live Egypt" and "6th of April.. the day of anger).
The prosecution interrogated the two students on the following day (2nd April) and accused them of threatening stable and established constitutional and social norms, disruption of social harmony and peace, inciting public employees to strike. It ordered an extension of their detention until the following day, when the prosecution received police intelligence information claiming that both were provocative elements who incite hatred of the regime and seek to overthrow the regime.
Both Sarah and Omneyya denied the allegations. HMLC network lawyer, Isamil Abou El Yazid contested charges and presented evidence to the contradictions between circumstances of arrest and intelligence information. The prosecution ordered a four day extension of their detention, upon which 30 of the 6th April youth group began a sit in in front of the office of the public attorney in Kafr el sheikh demanding the release of Sarah and Omneyya.