Hosni Mubarak is slipping in and out of consciousness eight daysafter the ousted Egyptian leader was sent to prison to beginserving a life sentence, a security official said on Sunday. More Related to this Story Mubarak’s health deteriorating in Egyptian prison, official says Egypt prosecutor to appeal Hosni Mubarak trial verdicts Mubarak s health in dangerous phase, Egyptian officials say With rumours of the former president’s death spreading rapidly,authorities granted his wife, former first lady Suzanne Mubarak,and the couple’s two daughters-in-law special permission to visithim in Cairo’s Torah prison early that morning. The former president’s health is in decline, but now it’s stablein its deteriorated state, the official said. Since his wife’svisit, Mubarak has suffered from an irregular heartbeat andrequired assistance in breathing. The official told The Associated Press that the former presidentnow lives only on liquids and yogurt.
He spoke on condition ofanonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. Mr. Mubarak’s health is reported to have collapsed since his June 2conviction for failing to stop the killing of protesters during theuprising that overthrew him in 2011. His life sentence saw himtransferred immediately to a prison hospital, instead of themilitary hospital and other facilities where he had been held sincehis April 2011 arrest. Authorities have turned down several requests by Mr.
Mubarak’sfamily to transfer the ousted president back to a militaryfacility, the official said. On Saturday Mr. Mubarak’s wife was denied access to the IntensiveCare Unit where he was placed, as authorities limit familyvisitations to one a month. According to security officials quoted by al-Masry al-Youm daily,Ms. Mubarak lashed out at wardens for not giving her husbandpermission to seek treatment outside the prison. Female Body Piercing Jewelry
You will beresponsible for his death, she allegedly said. Mr. Mubarak’s two sons Alaa and Gamal are also being held. Theywere acquitted on June 2 of corruption charges, but still faceseparate charges of insider trading. On Saturday, Egypt’s state run news agency MENA quoted officials assaying that Mr. China Engraved Silver Charm
Mubarak is at risk of stroke, quoting a medicalteam’s report. Other media reports said that his lawyer Farid al-Deeb informed himthat he will soon be transferred back to a military facility in theCairo suburb of Maadi. In his last public appearance on June 2, the bedridden Mubarak satstoned-faced in the courtroom cage. However, officials said that hebroke into tears when he learned that he will be transferred toTorah prison. Plain Chain Necklace
It took officials hours to convince Mr. Mubarak toleave the helicopter that ferried him from the courthouse to theprison. Media reports quoted Mr. Mubarak at the time as saying the militarycouncil who took over after his ouster had deceived him.
Egypthas sold me. They want me to die here, he reportedly said. The verdict sparked a new wave of protests by tens of thousands ofEgyptians who allege the verdict was determined by politicalpressure from the country’s military rulers, doing a favour fortheir former president. They say the verdict as issued can be easily overturned in anappeal, and that the acquittals of six top security officials meanthat killers of the protesters will remain unknown.
Many hoped Mr.Mubarak or his top officials would be convicted of murder andreceive the death penalty. More Related to this Story Mubarak s health worsens, given oxygen throughout the night Mubarak s sham acquittal has Egyptians up in arms in TahrirSquare.