Mubarak could face death penalty for firing on protesters

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 30, 2011 18:10

Egyptian Justice Minister Mohammed el-Guindi on Saturday said that former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will face the death penalty if convicted of ordering the shooting of demonstrators, the Associated Press reported.

Guindi told Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram, "Certainly, if convicted for the crime of killing protesters, it could result in the death sentence," according to the report.


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