Mohamed Morsi

Egypt arrests ex-anti-graft chief in latest pre-vote turmoil

Egypt's former anti-graft chief was arrested on Tuesday, his lawyer said, the latest development in an upheaval that has roiled the country ahead of next month's presidential election.

The lawyer, Ali Taha, told The Associated Press that Hesham Genena was arrested by police at his home in a Cairo suburb and was later handed over to military prosecutors for questioning. Egypt's official MENA news agency reported late Tuesday that military prosecutors decided to remand Genena In custody for 15 days pending the completion of their investigation.

The arrest came a day after the military said it would take action to safeguard its "honor and dignity" following incendiary...