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

BY

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 10:30 GMT

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

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.

Comments

0

Leave a Comment

Recommend Article