Sunday, April 07, 2013 10:43 am
Egypt prosecutor orders new Mubarak investigation
The Associated Press
The 84-year old Mubarak heads to court April 13 over his alleged complicity in the killing of hundreds of demonstrators during the protests that ultimately forced him out of office in February 2011.
An Egyptian appeals court had overturned in January Mubarak's life sentence, citing shoddy procedures and ordering the retrial.
Mubarak, in detention since April 2011, is currently held in a military hospital due to poor health. The new investigation focuses on accusations that Mubarak and his family pocketed state funds designated for the presidential palaces. He faces additional questioning over a period of 15 days.