Tuesday, 18 October 2011
Mubarak's sons have £215 million stashed away in Swiss banks
Both of Mubarak's sons are standing trial on corruption charges and complicity in the killing of protesters. Mubarak himself is charged with ordering the army to shoot at protesters, who were calling for his resignation throughout January and February. The uprising was in part fuelled by the public's anger over the Mubarak family illegally amassing vast amounts of wealth.
Speaking about the situation, Gohari said the Swiss authorities were investigating whether Alaa was involved in money laundering. Switzerland has already frozen the assets of the Mubarak family and other former Egyptian government figures.
Sources: Reuters, BBC News, Bloomberg
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