Interior minister inspects Mubarak’s courtroom

Egyptian Interior Minister Mansour al-Essawy on Monday inspected the courtroom at the Police Academy in New Cairo, where Hosni Mubarak’s trial will take place on Wednesday. 

The minister met with a number of his assistant security leaders to discuss the final plan for securing the trial and the surrounding area. The armed forces will also help with security.
Procedures related to giving access to those who have the right to attend the trial, according to criteria decided upon by judicial authorities, were also discussed.
An Justice Ministry official on Saturday said the hall can hold up to 600 people.
The trial will include Mubarak’s sons, Alaa and Gamal, former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly, and six of his assistants.
Deputy Justice Minister Mohamed Manei confirmed that only state TV will carry a live broadcast of the trial.
Translated from the Arabic Edition

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