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Cairo police beating: Egyptian government apologises

3 February 2013 Last updated at 20:08 GMT

The Egyptian government has apologised after footage of a man being beaten by police outside the presidential palace was broadcast on state television.

The images proved to be a particular flashpoint amid days of protest against President Mursi.

However, the man later claimed he was being saved from protesters - something his son denies.

Aleem Maqbool reports.