New justice minister named in Egypt

Mohamed Abdelaziz el-Guindy was named Egypt`s new minister of justice.

Updated: Mar 06, 2011, 21:19 PM IST

Cairo: Mohamed Abdelaziz el-Guindy was named Egypt`s new minister of justice Sunday, state television reported.
El-Guindy, a former attorney-general, is replacing Mamdouh Marie.

The justice ministry was one of the key portfolios which protesters demanded be taken out of the hands of associates of former president Hosni Mubarak.

Bureau Report