Security officials took legal procedures against a priest who allowed a mass to be held in violation of the government’s decisions to ban gatherings as part of the coronavirus precautionary measures.
Churches that follow the eastern calendar celebrate Christmas Eve on the evening of January 6.
The church guard faces charges of premeditated murder, possessing unlicensead gun and bullets.
The worker called Kamal Shawky fired three bullets at the priest in his room.
The tomb discovery grabbed the attention of several acclaimed international newspapers.
In pics: all what you need to know about Royal priest tomb uncovered in Saqqara.
The honorary leader of Poland's Catholic Church on Wednesday said he would suspend any priest who takes part in anti-migrant demonstrations.