×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags: egypt | mubarak | prison | hospital

Egypt's Mubarak Moved to Prison From Army Hospital

Thursday, 18 April 2013 04:14 AM EDT

CAIRO — Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak was transferred back to prison from an army hospital on Thursday after he appeared fitter at his aborted retrial on charges of complicity in the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ousted him.

Mubarak's transfer from the hospital was delayed because hundreds of supporters had blocked the road in front of the hospital late on Wednesday in protest against Mubarak's return to jail, the MENA state news agency said.

The retrial of Mubarak will start again on May 11, a Cairo appeals court said on Wednesday. A first attempt to hold the retrial collapsed on Saturday when the presiding judge withdrew from the case and referred it to another court.

Mustafa Hassan Abdullah had been widely criticized for acquitting security men accused of attacking protesters in an incident in which crowds were charged at by men riding camels.

Many Egyptians were angered when the 84-year-old Mubarak, who had been seriously ill last year, appeared in good health, smiling and waving to the public in court on Saturday, prompting calls for him to be put back in jail.

The prosecutor general's office said it had decided Mubarak would be returned to Torah prison on the outskirts of Cairo. Mubarak was transferred by car from the Maadi Military Hospital to the prison in a heavily guarded police convoy early on Thursday, MENA reported.

© 2022 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.


GlobalTalk
Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak was transferred back to prison from an army hospital on Thursday after he appeared fitter at his aborted retrial on charges of complicity in the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ousted him.
egypt,mubarak,prison,hospital
229
2013-14-18
Thursday, 18 April 2013 04:14 AM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Sign up for Newsmax’s Daily Newsletter

Receive breaking news and original analysis - sent right to your inbox.

(Optional for Local News)
Privacy: We never share your email address.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved