Last Update 16:20
Mubarak arrives at court after 4 hours bad weather delay
After ousted president Mohamed Morsi's trial was postponed last week due to fog, weather conditions delay Hosni Mubarak's arrival in court Saturday
MENA, Ahram Online, Saturday 11 Jan 2014
Share/Bookmark
Views: 705
Mubarak
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seated, and his two sons Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak, right, attend a hearing in a courtroom at the Police Academy, Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 (Photo: AP)

Ousted president Hosni Mubarak arrived at court for Saturday's session of his retrial in the case of murder of protesters during the 2011 uprising that ended his 31-year rule.

The retrial of Mubarak was delayed for a few hours due to bad weather that prevented a helicopter transporting him to a Cairo court house from taking off, state news agency MENA reported.

The trial of Mubarak's successor — ousted president Mohamed Morsi — was postponed Wednesday after fog prevented him from being flown from his Alexandria jail to a Cairo court house.

Mubarak faces charges of responsibility for the murder of peaceful protesters during the January 25 Revolution. Morsi is accused of inciting the murder of opposition protesters in clashes outside the Presidential Palace in December 2012.

Mubarak is currently held under house arrest at a Maadi military hospital after he was granted release by an appeals court in August having exceeded the maximum two-year remand period.





Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 4000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
1



patkar
11-01-2014 02:20pm
0-
1+
bad weather escuse
Not again this comedy, from Maadi hospital to the court house by road and with the usual police road opening it should not take more than half an hour by ambulance or limo. The Morsi story was a bit more like as the distance inviolved was greater and there was fog , but moder helicopters are in Egypt( maybe not the qualified pilots) voices spread that there were someones wanting to assasinate Morsi to shut him up.
Email
 
Name
 
Comment's Title
 
Comment

© 2010 Ahram Online. Advertising