CAIRO, April 11 Egyptian Prime Minister Essam
Sharaf apologised on Monday for a violent crackdown on
demonstrators in Cairo at the weekend and said he would seek a
judicial investigation, the state MENA news agency said.
"In response to demands by the people to find out the facts
about what happened in Tahrir Square at dawn on Saturday, I have
asked the minister of justice to take the necessary steps
towards that," Essam Sharaf said in a speech that he had
prepared for broadcast on Egyptian television, MENA reported.
Responding to a statement by former President Hosni Mubarak
on Sunday that he and his family were not guilty of corruption,
Sharaf said no no one was above the law, MENA said.
(Reporting by Patrick Werr)