Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat ordered on Saturday to refer 48 members of the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood to a Cairo criminal court over the killing of a journalist and two citizens including a child.
The defendants included 35 people who were taken into police custody while 13 others still wanted in the same case.
They face a list of charges including jointing a terrorist group, supplying terrorists with money and weapons, possessing and making bombs and illegal protesting along with the premeditated murder.
According to the prosecution investigations, the MB group formed cells for illegal operations that opened fire at a gathering in Ain Shams neighborhood leading to the murder of three persons.
They gunned down the journalist, Miyada Ashraf, on purpose while she was on duty on March 28, 2014, the investigations said.