Mubarak hurt after slipping in shower

2012-12-16 07:50

Cairo - Egypt's ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak, who is serving a life sentence, was injured when he slipped in a prison shower on Saturday, the official MENA news agency reported.

The former president, who was sentenced over the killings of protesters during the uprising that toppled him last year, was being treated for a head wound and bruising in the medical ward of the south Cairo prison, MENA reported.

Mubarak, 84, ruled Egypt for three decades before he was forced to resign on 11 February 2011 following 18 days of mass protests.

He was sentenced to life in June along with his interior minister Habib al-Adly for failing to prevent the deaths of around 850 protesters during the uprising.

  • justsayingagain - 2012-12-16 08:07

    how does a clinically dead man take a shower?

      johan.louw.399 - 2012-12-17 15:00

      No they promised him that he needs to hang in there and play dead because Morsie is not doing good job and he may get his job back !!! !!!

  • richard.wilson.3705157 - 2012-12-16 08:25

    If he did not wear his sunglasses in the shower he would have not slipped...

  • mordikaai.speak - 2012-12-16 08:26

    Was he really any worse?

      AnthonyfromAfrica - 2012-12-16 11:02

      . No doubt!! Many Egyptians might not be happy with the space and diretions of their new democracy, but very few, would want to return , to the 'good old days' !!! After thirty years of doictatorship and tyranny, with most democratic structures destroyed, it will take a bit longer , to have the kind of government , the Egyptians demand !!!!

  • eva.bogiages.1 - 2012-12-16 08:33

    This reminds me of Chris van Wyk's poem, "In Detention". Life imitates art!

      walter.theo.3 - 2012-12-16 10:03

      Lol• I was about to say the say. `he fell from the ninth floor`. Or `he slipped while washing` lol

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  • theMichaelHawthorne - 2012-12-16 09:29

    He think he slipped. Buk vir die seepie.

  • theMichaelHawthorne - 2012-12-16 09:32

    It probably illegal for them to shower punishment death penalty?

  • theMichaelHawthorne - 2012-12-16 09:34

    At that time it was illegal for them to shower punishment death penalty?

  • Kwanele Mzwanele Masoka - 2012-12-16 10:04

    Eish Hosni sorry chief!

  • azizanana.ngoiepado - 2012-12-16 11:20

    former strong man Hosni Mubarak

  • louis.langenhoven - 2012-12-16 12:10

    becoming a bit "Sheiki" are we?

  • tholakele.mngadi.3 - 2012-12-16 13:32

    My comment was intentionally removed. Thank you News24, now I see which kind you support.

      johan.louw.399 - 2012-12-17 15:31

      I agree !! happened to me several times ,they publish only what they want - only one side of the story !!

  • Twolips - 2012-12-16 14:09

    At 84 he should have a bed-bath given to him by a strong, not too gentle, warden.

  • Noel Skhona Nkomo - 2012-12-16 14:21

    oh sorrrry

  • douglas.reid.921 - 2012-12-16 14:56

    Just like Steve Biko? Subtle form of execution.

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