Egypt Detains Last Mubarak PM On Suspicion Of Corruption

Ahmed Shafiq, the last premier of ousted Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak, speaks during a press conference in Cairo on June 21. Egyptian authorities ordered the arrest of Shafiq on Tuesday on suspicion of corruption, judicial sources said.

Ahmed Shafiq, the last premier of ousted Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak, speaks during a press conference in Cairo on June 21. Egyptian authorities ordered the arrest of Shafiq on Tuesday on suspicion of corruption, judicial sources said.

AFP – Egyptian authorities ordered the arrest of ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister Ahmed Shafiq on Tuesday on suspicion of corruption, judicial sources said.

Shafiq, who has been living abroad in the United Arab Emirates since narrowly losing the first post-Mubarak elections to Islamist incumbent Mohamed Morsi in June, has been barred from travel using his Egyptian passport since last month.

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