CAIRO (AP) — A Cairo court on Sunday granted Hosni Mubarak’s appeal of his life sentence, ordering a retrial of the ousted Egyptian president convicted of failing to prevent the killing of hundreds ofprotesters during the uprising that toppled his regime.
The ruling read out by judge Ahmed Ali Abdel-Rahman during the brief court session also overturned the conviction of Mubarak’s former security chief, Habib el-Adly, who was convicted on the same charges and also sentenced to life in prison. He too will be retried.
Mubarak will not walk free, as he is being held while underinvestigation on other charges. The defendants were not present in the…
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