Retrial of Egypt's Mubarak set for April 13
Egypt's former President, Hosni Mubarak, lays on a gurney inside a barred cage in the police academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's state news agency, MEAN, announced Sunday that the retrial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak on charges related to the killings of protesters during the uprising against him will begin April 13. MEAN said Sunday six security officials will also be tried and that Mubarak's two sons and a business associate will be retried on corruption charges.
Posted: Sunday, March 3, 2013 12:00 am
CAIRO — Egypt's ousted President Hosni Mubarak will face a new trial beginning April 13 on charges related to the killings of protesters during the uprising against him, a court ruled Sunday.
Mubarak and his former interior minister were sentenced to life in prison in June for failing to prevent the killing of protesters during the 18-day revolution in 2011 that ended his 29-year rule. In January, an appeals court overturned the sentences and ordered a retrial.
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