Defendant accused of murdering female student in Mansoura referred to criminal court



Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 05:28 GMT


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 05:28 GMT

CAIRO – 22 June 2022:  Prosecutor General Hamada el Sawy on Wednesday referred the defendant accused of murdering Nayera Ashraf, a female student at Mansoura University, to the criminal court on charges of murder.

Prosecution investigations showed that the defendant, named Mohamed Adel, followed Nayera and stabbed her multiple times to death using a knife outside the university after refusing his marriage proposal was several times.

In its statement, The Public Prosecution, confirmed its firm response to various forms of violent crime, especially those against women and youth.

The Public Prosecution also warned against compromising the evidence and the circumstances of the facts in which investigations are conducted or contacting their parties, whether in Nayera’s murder case incident or in others.

The statement noted that the prosecution has listened to several testimonials from Nayera’s friends, workers in the university and from workers in the bus which the murderer used to follow Nayera during her way to the university every day.

The prosecution also found several threatening messages from the murderer to the victim’s mobile phone saying that he is going to kill her.

The victim’s friends and colleagues in their testimonials affirmed that the murderer used to follow Nayera, harass her and proposed more than once but she denied his request; accordingly, he intended to follow and murder her.




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