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Gamal and Alaa Mubarak, sons of former president Hosni Mubarak, were released after having already served the maximum pre-trial detention period of 18 months

Ahram Online , Monday 26 Jan 2015
Gamal Mubarak and Alaa Mubarak
Gamal Mubarak (L) and Alaa Mubarak (R) (Photo:Reuters)
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Alaa and Gamal Mubarak were released from prison on Monday, one day after the fourth anniversary of the January 2011 uprising, which toppled their father after over 30 years in power, a security source told state news agency MENA.

The duo is still being retried in a corruption case. However, they were released after having already served the maximum pre-trial detention period of 18 months.

There were earlier reports that Alaa and Gamal were released on Friday.

Along with their father, they are facing a retrial on corruption charges, ordered by an appeal court earlier this month.

Their release decision overturned a lower court conviction that saw the pair given four-year jail sentences, and their father jailed for three years.

They were charged with embezzling public funds earmarked for the renovation of presidential palaces and using the money to spruce up private properties.

A Cairo court had already dropped other graft charges against the two sons in November, as well as clearing Mubarak of complicity in the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising.

 

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Sherif Shehata
26-01-2015 11:23pm
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Lucky
Lucky people are always lucky and you are one of them. you have released from Prison and you are more richer from Protests, revolution and Brotherhood. This is how, When your Father in the power the dollar is not high as now. one dollar = 4 Egypt's pounds but Now one dollar = LE 7.39 and £ to LE too, this is why the rich,old regime and invisible hands want destroy Egypt. There is nothing in this world I wouldn't do. May God let us see Egypt as we dream it can be. God save Egypt.
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barak
26-01-2015 03:46pm
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ho ho hoooooo
court did and showed his real face no more Court for justice no more Egypt unity court earn million from west agents
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Faraz
26-01-2015 12:31pm
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Well come to New Egypt
Long Live Gen.CC, long live Egyptian Judiciary, Long Live 3rd July, Long live Mubarak regime..... Sorry to January 2011 uprising and its Martyrs...we are ashamed as a nation for selling out your souls...
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