Mubaraks sons face new corruption allegations

first_img Top Stories The MENA news agency on Thursday quoted judge Osama el-Saidi as saying the two bought the land at a fraction of its market value.Mubarak, ousted last year in a popular uprising, is serving a life sentence.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s official news agency says an investigative judge has questioned Hosni Mubarak’s two sons over new corruption allegations.The two _ onetime heir apparent Gamal and wealthy businessman Alaa _ are on trial for insider trading. They were acquitted on June 2 of separate corruption charges. They have been in detention since April 2011.The latest charges arise from their 1993 purchase of a plot of land from a housing association led at the time by Ahmed Shafiq, Mubarak’s last prime minister and longtime friend who unsuccessfully ran for president earlier this year. Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family Comments   Share   center_img Parents, stop beating yourself up New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Sponsored Stories More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements 5 ways to recognize low testosteronelast_img read more