The former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak is being accused of ordering protesters killed, his trial could have a verdict by the end of January. Attorney Khaled Abu Bakr said “I expect the verdict before January 25, the anniversary of the revolution.”
Prosecutors will have three days to present their case beginning this Tuesday. Official spokesman of the general prosecutor’s office, Adel Saeed informed that there is a possibility of verdict by January 25. The former president also faces corruption charges, however he has pleaded not guilty.
Mubarak’s health started to wane after he was detained in April 2011 after reports of his cancer and heart were leaked to the media. A total of 840 people perished during the uprising and more than 6,000 were wounded according to Amnesty International. (AV)