Egypt's Mubarak to be brought to Cairo for trial
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's deputy justice minister says ousted President Hosni Mubarak will be brought to Cairo for his trial on charges of corruption and ordering the killings of protesters.
Reports that Mubarak's health was faltering had raised speculation his trial, due to start Aug. 3, could be postponed or held in the Sinai resort where he has been undergoing treatment at a hospital. Earlier Wednesday, the health minister said Mubarak was healthy enough to be moved.
Deputy Justice Minister Mohammed Munie says a "final decision" has been made to hold the trial in a hall at Cairo's Convention Center, according to the state news agency MENA.