Mubarak to be taken to Cairo for trial

July 28th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS  

Cairo, July 28 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will be put on trial in the capital Cairo, BBC reported.

A minister said Mubarak - who is currently under arrest at a hospital in Sharm el-Sheikh - is “healthy enough” to be moved to the capital.

A hall at Cairo’s Conference Centre was being prepared for the trial to begin Aug 3, the minister said.

Mubarak is charged with corruption and ordering the killing of protesters before his ouster in February.

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