Mubarak`s name to be removed from all public places: Judge
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Last Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2011, 18:56
Cairo: Two months after he was toppled in popular uprising, a Cairo court on Thursday ordered removal of former president Hosni Mubarak's name and that of his wife Suzanne to be removed from all public places including streets and parks.

Judge Mohammad Hassan Omar said the names of Mubarak and his wife would be removed from "all public squares, streets, libraries and other public institutions around the country."

Currently, Pan-Arab channel al Jazeera reported that over 500 public schools in Egypt bear the name of Hosni or his wife, besides innumerable public buildings and streets.

Mubarak, who is under detention is presently admitted in a military hospital for treatment of heart ailment with his wife looking after.

The ousted president is being questioned over his alleged role in violence used to quell the protest that erupted against his rule on January 25. His wife and two sons are also being questioned on charges of corruption.

His two sons Alaa and Gamal are lodged in infamous Tora prison.


First Published: Thursday, April 21, 2011, 18:56

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