Egypt`s ex-first lady pledges assets to state amid graft probe

The wife of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on Monday pledged to hand over her money and property to the state.

Last Updated: May 17, 2011, 09:02 AM IST

Cairo: The wife of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on Monday pledged to hand over her money and property to the state, days after she was ordered detained on corruption charges, the media agency reported.

"Suzanne Thabet, the wife of former president Hosni Mubarak, has given three powers of attorney to Assem al-Gohari, the head of the Illicit Gains Authority, authorising him to withdraw the cash from accounts in (two banks) and to sell a villa she owns," in Cairo, reports claimed.

PTI