Published April 12, 2011
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, 82, entered hospital on Tuesday, a judicial source and the website of a state newspaper reported, two days after he was summoned to take part in a probe by the public prosecutor.
Egypt's public prosecutor summoned Mubarak, ousted from power on Feb. 11 after 30 years in office, on Sunday as part of investigations into the killing of protesters and embezzlement of public funds. Mubarak has denied allegations of wrongdoing.
"The former president Hosni Mubarak entered ... Sharm el-Sheikh hospital," the website of the state-owned publisher of Al Ahram newspaper said. It said the president may not have to travel to Cairo to attend the investigation because of his admittance to hospital. A judicial source confirmed Mubarak had entered hospital.