Cairo, July 31 (ANI): The trial venue of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been changed to a police academy in Cairo, Chief Justice of the Cairo Court of Appeals el-Sayyed Abdel- Aziz Omar has said.
Mubarak's two sons, Alaa and Gamal, fugitive businessman Hussein Salem, former Interior Minister Habib el-Adli, and six senior police officials accused of multiple charges of stealing government funds, will also be tried, Xinhua reports.
Mubarak is due to stand trial starting on August 3 on charges of killing demonstrators and abusing public office.
According to reports, Mubarak in now is a much stable condition, but is suffering from "severe depression."
Minister of Health Amr Helmy said that the 83-year-old leader is stable enough to be moved from a hospital in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
"Mubarak's health is in appropriate condition for him to be tried in Cairo," Helmy said.
About 846 people were killed and over 6,000 injured in the protests from January 25 to February 11 this year. (ANI)
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