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05/21/2014 04:41 am ET Updated Jul 20, 2014

Hosni Mubarak Sentenced: Ousted Egyptian President Gets 3 Years In Prison For Embezzlement

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CAIRO, May 21 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced ousted president Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison on charges of stealing public funds.

"The court orders Mohamed Hosni Mubarak to be sent to jail for three years," said the judge as Mubarak looked on from a cage flanked by his sons, who were sentenced to four years in jail on the same charges. (Reporting By Cairo newsroom; Writing by Maggie Fick; Editing by Michael Geory)

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