On Tuesday -The Supreme Council of the armed forces to power in Egypt, has formally denied that information on a secret arrangement between the military and the country’s former President Hosni Mubarak to prevent his transfer to prison and delay the trial.
Egyptian President deposed, Hosni Mubarak, 82, will be tried for illegal enrichment, corruption and killings of demonstrators killed during protests calling for his departure. Former rais categorically denies all charges.
The trial of former Egyptian president and his two son, Alaa and Gamal, accused of similar crimes, was set for Aug. 3. They will be judged by the Cairo Criminal Court.
The former head of the Egyptian state is under house arrest after being hospitalized on April 12 in Sharm el-Sheikh for heart problems where he remains. All attempts by the Attorney General to transfer to the Cairo prison, where both her son have been detained for over two months, were unsuccessful.
In power since 1981, Hosni Mubarak has stepped down Feb. 11 after the demonstrations started last Dec. 25 against the backdrop of deteriorating economic and social situation in the country. After 18 days of rioting left more than 800 dead and thousands injured.