Court adjourns retrial of Mubarak, others to 14 June over killing protesters

Cairo Criminal Court adjourned on Monday retrial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak, his sons Alaa and Gamal, former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly and six former top security deputies over killing protesters during January 2011 revolution to 14 June.
Court will resume hearing to pleading of defense of Major General Ismail al-Shaer, former Cairo security chief.
The defendants are charged with plotting to kill protesters during the 25 January revolution, spreading chaos and causing a security vacuum. Mubarak, and his two sons are also being tried over financial corruption, abuse of power and selling Egyptian gas to Israel at low prices.
More than 800 people were killed in the protests that unseated Mubarak after nearly 30 years of rule. Security officials across the republic were acquitted from similar charges.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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