Egypt court frees Mubarak sons pending corruption retrial

January 22, 2015 4:31 PM

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An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release of ousted president Hosni Mubarak's two sons pending their retrial on corruption charges, a judicial official said.

Their lawyer Farid al-Deeb told AFP Alaa and Gamal Mubarak were free to leave prison after the court order because they had served the maximum pretrial detention period.

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