Mubarak`s name to be removed from all public places: Judge

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

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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