Egypt jails former information minister

The court also sentenced Osama el-Sheikh, the former head of the union, to five years on the same charges, the court ruled.

Egypt jails former information minister

An Egyptian court sentenced former Information Minister Anas el-Fekky to seven years in prison for squandering public wealth from the state television union, the latest prison sentence to be handed to a member of Hosni Mubarak's former cabinet.

The court also sentenced Osama el-Sheikh, the former head of the union, to five years on the same charges, the court ruled.

The ruling was aired by state television.

Reuters

Last Mod: 28 Eylül 2011, 13:09
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