الأحد يونيو 03, 2012 2:55 am
Break News: Mubarak sentenced to life in prison
Egypt`s former President Hosni Mubarak, 84, was sentenced to life in prison on Saturday on charges of ordering the killing of protesters during the uprising started in January last year which ended his rule that lasted for 30 years.
Moreover, Mubarak and his two sons were acquitted of corruption, provoking a new wave of anger on Cairo’s streets. Egypt`s former President arrived at the court in a helicopter from the military-run hospital where he was held in custody.
While thousands of people filled Al-Tahrir Square in a demonstration aftre the verdict, Mubarak suffered a “health crisis” in the helicopter on his way to a prison hospital in Cairo, according to security officials, who also said that Mubarak cried in protest and resisted leaving the helicopter.
Meanwhile, former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly, who was in charge of the police and other security forces, was convicted of failing to stop the killings during the revolt, and also received a life sentence.
Other policemen charged with killing protesters were also acquitted or received light sentences, angering relatives of the victims and the pro-democracy groups even more. However thousands of police forces cordoned the complex where the court was located to prevent protesters and relatives from getting too close.
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