Judge withdraws from Mubarak retrial case

The judge in the retrial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has withdrawn from the case, referring it to another court, Reuters is reporting.

Mubarak was flown to the court this morning over or the start of his retrial over the killing of demonstrators in the 2011 uprising that overthrew him.

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Mubarak appears in court

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak today returned to court to face a retrial on charges of complicity in the murder of protesters during the country's 2011 uprising. After a three-hour court session, the retrial was adjourned until 8 June.