Egypt’s Prosecutor refers Maadi harasser to Criminal Court



Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 11:33 GMT


Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 11:33 GMT

CAIRO – 10 March 2021:  Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hamada el Sawy, ordered Wednesday the referral of Maadi child abuser to the Criminal Court.

According to a statement by the Public Prosecution, the defendant seduced a seven-year-old girl and attempted to sexually harass her by touching her inappropriately.

The man, who was arrested on Tuesday, lured a girl selling tissues in the street in Maadi district, and made her follow him into a residential building, where he committed his crime.

His crime was revealed after a lady who works at a laboratory in the same residential building saw the harasser on a CCTV while touching the girl’s body.

The lady said in the investigations that she opened the door abruptly, confronted the man, who fled the scene after he knew that his crime was recorded on a camera.

The lady then published the recorded video that shows the incident on Facebook; the video became viral and triggered angry posts calling for holding the harasser accountable for his crime. Social media users also hailed the brave lady for her rapid action to rescue the girl and help in arresting the harasser.





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