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Egypt: Mubarak and sons detained amid corruption probe

Egypt's prosecutor general has ordered the detention of former President Hosni Mubarak, ahead of an investigation into corruption and abuse allegations.

He is reported to be in an "unstable condition" a day after being admitted to hospital with heart problems. He has been ordered detained for 15 days.

His sons Alaa and Gamal have also been detained amid allegations of corruption and violence.

Ian Pannell reports.

  • 13 Apr 2011
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