Egypt’s Appeals Court okays Mubarak’s retrial
Egypt’s Appeals Court on Sunday accepted an appeal by ousted former President Hosni Mubarak, allowing him to be retried over the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising.
The Court also accepted the appeal of Mubarak’s former Interior Minister, Habib al-Adli, allowing him to be retried.
Mubarak and al-Adli were sentenced to life in prison in June 2012 in a court ruling that saw them responsible for the deaths of protesters killed by security forces trying to quell the uprising.
“The court has ruled to accept the appeal filed by the defendants and orders a retrial,” Judge Ahmed Ali Abdel Rahman said. (Reuters/NAN)