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Graft trial of Mubarak-era interior minister El-Adly adjourned

Court adjourns corruption trial of former interior minister Habib Al-Adly until 14 August

Ahram Online , Monday 10 Jun 2013
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Former minister of interior Habib El-Adly's trial continues (Photo: Reuters)
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Cairo Criminal Court has adjourned the corruption trial of Mubarak-era interior minister Habib El-Adly until 14 August.

The adjournment was made after a request by the defendant's lawyers.

El–Adly is accused of illicitly acquiring LE181 million worth of land and property.

In May 2012, El-Adly was convicted of money laundering and profiteering, for which he was handed a 12-year jail sentence. In March 2013, the Court of Cassation overturned the conviction and ordered a retrial.

 

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