Egypt court sentences Mubarak-era prime minister to five years jail

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Posted: Jul 22, 2015 9:57 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court has sentenced Ahmed Nazif, a former prime minister under ousted president Hosni Mubarak, to five years in jail on graft charges in a retrial, judicial sources said on Wednesday.

Nazif had previously been sentenced to three years before launching an appeal that led to the retrial.

(Writing By Shadi Bushra; Editing by Toby Chopra)