Mubarak’s appeal against communication cuts adjourned

Ahram Online, Monday 8 Aug 2011

Ousted president, former prime minster and minister of interior appeal against conviction for cutting communication links in Egypt in the early days of the 18-day uprising

The Supreme Administrative Court has adjourned the appeal hearing in the case against Hosni Mubarak in which he was found guilty, together with former prime minister Ahmed Nazif and former interior minister Habib El-Adly, of cutting communication, to the detriment of Egypt’s economy.

As part of their sentence, the trio were fined up to LE540 million.

The session for their appeal has been adjourned to 3 October.   

The court has requested that the minutes of the 20 January meeting, which was headed by Nazif, is submitted to court together with all other decisions made by Defense Ministry, Interior Ministry and the General Intelligence between 21 and 28 January regarding the cutting all forms of communication.


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