Report: Former Egyptian PM Shafiq referred to court

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
September 30, 2012 15:16




Mubarak-era prime minister Ahmed Shafiq on Sunday was referred to criminal court to face charges of "profiteering and facilitating the [illegal] acquisition of state funds," according to a report by Egypt's al Ahram newspaper.

Shafiq lost to Mohamed Morsi in Egypt's presidential run-off vote in May.

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