Former President Hosni Mubarak detained in Egypt, along with 2 sons

By on Apr 13, 2011 in Asia, International, Politics Comments

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was ordered to be detained in Egypt, along with his two sons, pending the accusations of authority abuse and corruption.

According to statement from the Facebook page of Egypt’s prosecutor’s office on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, it has ordered the detention of Hosni Mubarak and his two sons, for 15 days.

“The prosecutor general orders the detention of former President Hosni Mubarak and his sons Gamal and Alaa for 15 days pending investigation after the prosecutor general presented them with the current state of its ongoing investigations,” the statement was quoted in English.

Mubarak, 82, was reported earlier to have been hospitalized who suffered from heart problems and who was been staying in Sharm el-Sheikh after he was ousted from power on February 11.

The fallen president was also questioned in the hospital and no further reports were released as to his current health condition.

Meanwhile, Gamal and Alaa, both sons of Mubarak, were taken by the police in a van where angry mob of around 2,000 people threw everything to it including water bottles and others.

Gamal, Mubarak’s younger son was said to be a great instrument that caused the uprising in Egypt, who was a senior official in the ruling party and has a strong potential to replace his father as president.

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