Mubarak to now stand trial for embezzlement
Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is set to stand trial on embezzlement charges.
Mubarak is already standing trial for alleged incitement to kill protesters and corruption.
According to news24, the latest charges brought against Mubarak and his two sons Alaa and Gamal involve their alleged embezzlement of 18 million dollars earmarked for presidential palaces, a prosecution official said.
That trial will start on 19 February, he said.
(Posted on 07-02-2014)