Retrial for Mubarak: three-year sentence overturned

Published January 13th, 2015 - 08:52 GMT

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's three-year prison sentence was overturned by a lower court in Cairo on Tuesday, reports the AFP.

The court granted the ousted President a retrial; however, the BBC reports it is still unclear if he will remain in custody

Mubarak is convicted of embezzling upwards of $14 million which was budgeted for the maintenance of the presidential palaces.

 

 


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