Breaking News |

Public prosecutor says no to release of Mubarak-era officials

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 3:13 PM 
High Court House in Cairo - Ahmed Hamed/Aswat Masriya

A Cairo criminal court decided to release former Information Minister Anas al-Feky on Wednesday, accepting a legal challenge to his detention pending investigations in charges of squandering public funds, only to have the public prosecutor appeal the court verdict.

The court had sentenced Feky to seven years in prison for squandering state television funds but he demanded a retrial before a different court.

Similarly, Egypt's Public Prosecutor Talaat Ibrahim had ordered to halt release-procedures of former upper house speaker Safwat al-Sherif on Tuesday after a criminal court decided to free him for exceeding the legal detention period of 18 months.

This content is from : Aswat Masriya
Aswat Masriya is a free website. Everyone is encouraged to use the content produced by Aswat Masriya journalists, as long as the website is credited and a link back to the website is included. Content from our content partners or Reuters cannot be republished without permission

Leave a comment

IMPORTANT: Aswat Masriya is not responsible for the content of any comment.

About Us | Contact Us | Terms Of Use All rights reserved 2016 Aswat Masriya ©