Cairo - Egypt's state television has aired video clips of
the deposed Islamist president arriving in court for his trial on charges of
incitement of murder.
One clip shows Mohammed Morsi arriving in a minibus outside
the courtroom on Monday, buttoning up his dark blue jacket as he steps out of
the vehicle. He is flanked by burly policemen.
Another clip shows his co-defendants standing in two lines
like a guard of honour and applauding Morsi as he joins them in the defendants'
The footage had no audio. Independent photographers and
video journalists were not allowed in the courtroom.
Morsi, Egypt's first freely elected president, had been held
at an undisclosed location since his ouster in a military coup on 3 July.
Monday marked his first public appearance.