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Mubarak's lawyer wants army ruler as witness


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Wednesday ,03 August 2011

Mubarak's lawyer wants army ruler as witness

CAIRO (Updated 8) - The lawyer representing former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak called on Wednesday for the military ruler of Egypt to be summoned as a witness in the trial.

Mubarak's lawyer Farid al-Deeb asked to "hear the testimony of Field Marshal (Mohamed Hussein) Tantawi" among a list of more than 1600 people he requested as witnesses, including former and current governors in the region of South Sinai.
   He also listed other requests, including asking for a permit to get a specialist doctor to tend to Mubarak who has been hospitalised in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh since April.