Morsi supporters.
Morsi supporters protest in Cairo, July 21, 2013. Photo by AP
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Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak laying on a gurney inside a barred cage in the police academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt, June 2, 2012. Photo by AP

Egypt's deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, who has been accused of murder and other crimes, is likely to be transferred to the same Cairo prison where former leader Hosni Mubarak is now held, the interior minister said on Saturday.

Morsi was detained by Egyptian authorities over an array of accusations, including killing soldiers and conspiring with the Palestinian group Hamas. Egypt's first elected leader, who was ousted by the military on July 3, is being held in custody since.

Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim also told a news conference that pro-Morsi sit-ins in Cairo would "God willing, soon ... dealt with" based on a decision by the prosecutor.

He said a decision on where to hold Morsi, whose current location has not been announced, would be up to the investigating judge.

When pressed by journalists about where Morsi would be taken, he said "mostly likely to Torah" prison.