Osman, who was a parliamentary candidate from Mubarak's National Democratic Party, said the police were only out to restore order.
But soon they were reunited with Osman and Mohammed, along with their wives and children.
Three members of the family were killed in the explosion but Osman, the fourth, could not be found.
Their little son, Arelan, runs around with his toy gun, but his father, Osman, had to get a real one to protect his house.
Ever since, they have been run in circles as they try to locate Osman.
Osman's brother pointed out that his leg was sore and suggested that it should be healed.
They stated that Osman himself was coming to treat with the Russians.
It was plain that Osman could not speak, nor was he "serene."
Osman's school was only a short distance from home, and he was soon at his own gate.
Did not Osman Pasha admit as much, when he complained bitterly, after the fall of Plevna, that he had not been properly supported?