Nabih El-Wahsh - Egyptian Lawyer accused in promting for rapping women in ripped jeans Nabih El-Wahsh - Egyptian Lawyer accused in promting for rapping women in ripped jeans

Court to start trial against lawyer calling for the raping of women in ripped jeans

Sat, Dec. 2, 2017
CAIRO – 2 December 2017: The State Security Misdemeanor court of Al-Azbakia, will begin on Saturday the first trial session of Egyptian lawyer Mohamed Ahmed Bahnasy, known as Nabih El-Wahsh, who is charged with encouraging the raping of girls who wear ripped jeans.

General Prosecutor Nabil Sadeq, ordered the transfer of El-Wahsh to State Security Misdemeanor Court of Al-Azbakia, in the case dubbed “Girls’ Jeans”.

The prosecution freed El-Wahsh on an LE 10,000 bail, with charges of threatening public order and security.

Investigation reports mentioned that the lawyer was hosted in a TV program on October 18 debating a draft law on prostitution. He then claimed that women who wear ripped jeans deserve to be raped as an act of “national duty”.

The lawyer’s controversial comments during a live show spread widely, causing public anger and condemnation.
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