Egypt’s public prosecutor extended the detention of former president Hosni Mubarak for 15 days, the state-run Middle East News Agency said, citing Adel el-Saeed, a prosecutorial spokesman.
continued Mubarak’s questioning today at the hospital in Sharm el-Sheikh
where he is being treated, MENA said, citing el-Saeed.
quizzed about attacks on protesters during the uprising that ended his
three-decade rule and about a deal to export gas to Israel at “a low
price,” which led to “hurting the country’s interests,” the Cairo-based
news agency reported, citing el-Saeed.
detention was initially ordered for 15 days on April 13 by the Public
Prosecutor’s office as part of a probe of alleged corruption during his
regime. Prosecuting Mubarak has been a main demand of protesters.
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