News

Former Interior Minister Habib Al-Adly acquitted of graft charges

Former Interior Minister Habib Al-Adly acquitted of graft charges
Former Interior Minister Habib Al-Ady acquitted of money laundering charges.
Former Interior Minister Habib Al-Ady acquitted of money laundering charges.

CAIRO, June 12 (Aswat Masriya) An Egyptian court has acquitted former interior minister Habib al-Adly of money-laundering and profiteering charges.

Adly, who served under the rule of toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, was sentenced in 2011 to 12 years in prison over charges of illegally acquired 181 million Egyptian pounds.

He was also fined four million Egyptian pounds and eight-hundred fifty-three Egyptian pounds for graft charges and nine million and twenty-six pounds for money laundering.

Adly will submit a request to be released after serving a three-years prison term over other charges, his lawyer told Aswat Masriya.

The former minister is also detained over charges of killing protesters during the January uprising in 2011. His lawyer expects the judiciary to acquit him of this charge and other corruption charges as well.

How has Iraq lost a third of its territory to ISIS in three days?
Sisi calls on Egyptians to ride bicycles

Subscribe to our newsletter


  • Bystanding Witness

    Such a shame on the judiciary and such a sham! This guy – all of them actually! – should be tried for high treason; nothing less will do justice in the face of what he and the likes have done to Egypt as a country and to its people. Nothing!

News
@AswatMasriya_En

Aswat Masriya is a Thomson Reuters Foundation-sponsored website that covers Egypt's transition to democracy. en.aswatmasriya.com

More in News

Israel Signs $US 15 Billion Deal to Export Natural Gas to Egypt

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 20, 2018

Egyptian Court Adds Former Presidential Candidate Abdel Monem Aboul Fotouh to Terror List

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 20, 2018

Khaled Ali Resigns from ‘Bread and Liberty’ Party After Sexual Harassment Accusations

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 20, 2018

Teenage FGM Rate Declines Amid Ongoing Fight to Stop the Practice Around Egypt

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 19, 2018

Egypt’s Ismailia to Become an ‘Electronic City’ in Attempts to Overcome Bureaucracy

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 18, 2018

Khaled Ali’s Party Acquits Him of Sexual Misconduct Following Accusation

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 18, 2018

Egypt’s Cycling Team Wins the 2018 African Championship

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 18, 2018

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah Scores 30 Goals in 36 Games

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 18, 2018
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2017 Egyptian Streets. All Rights Reserved.