Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will be tried by a criminal court

Cairo - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak former will be tried before a criminal court for his alleged involvement in attacks on Egyptian protesters and killing 800 people during protests that eventually overthrow, said Tuesday the attorney general of the country, raising the indictment. His sons Gamal and Alaa also were indicted.

Former Egyptian president is now under arrest in a civil hospital, while their children are in detention in Tora prison near the capital Cairo. The charge for the more than 800 demonstrators killed during the 18 days of mass protests against the regime, which culminated in the resignation of Mubarak on 11 February, at the same time is no longer needed the extension of preventive detention against every 15 days, as usual.

Mubarak will have to answer the charges before a criminal court, but for now have a date set for the process.

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