Sharaf El Din added that FGM victims composed 14 percent of females aged below 19 in 2021.
Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir met Sunday Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Waly.
Mohamed Adel, killer of student Nayera Ashraf, pleaded guilty Sunday before Mansoura Criminal Court, saying "I was fully sane when I committed the crime."
A number of MoUs were signed between the Egyptian and Tajikistani ministers in the presence of both chiefs of state.
Employees who proven to be abusing drugs were used to be penalized, but after a law passed last year, any employee who tests positive to drugs will be terminated.
Ismailia Criminal Court, on Wednesday, sentenced to death Abdel Rahman Nazmy, known as “Dabour” over charges of brutally murdering a citizen and attempting to kill two others in a crowded street in Ismailia.
When interrogated, all members of the gang confessed to committing the crime.
The use of the forged vaccination certificate is a mother crime that is punishable by imprisonment in accordance with the Penal Code.
The international conference held by Egypt's Public Prosecution on combating cross-border crimes on the African and Arab scales issued Tuesday "Cairo Declaration 2021."
The foreign public prosecutors have been in Egypt to attend an international conference held by the Egyptian Public Prosecution.
The moderator of the meeting was Head of the International Cooperation Department and Human Rights Department at the Egyptian Public Prosecution.
The event includes the 15th meeting of African public prosecutors, and the first meeting of Arab public prosecutors.
Egyptian Public Prosecution called on citizens who possess videos on any crime to submit them to concerned authorities, without publishing on social media sites to preserve proper conduct of investigations.
The minister added that such cooperation has to include "reconstruction and post-conflict development endeavors."
New patterns of crime have emerged as a result of the repercussions of COVID-19, atop of them cybercrimes, according to Dr. Muhammad bin Ali Koman, Secretary-General of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers.
The three defendants confessed their wrongdoing after the investigations uncovered their malicious plots.
The National Council for Women (NCW) launched a door-to-door campaign in Red Sea city of Hurghada to raise awareness on the criminalization of female genital mutilation (FGM).
This comes in a quick response to a recent case of a 15 year old girl who arrived at a hospital after being subject to FGM; the father and the nurse were arrested and remain in custody pending investigations.
The project – worth LE500 million – covers 1,500 villages housing 50-55 million dwellers, who compose half of the Egyptian population.
A video went viral on social media on January 19, 2021, showing how the father was stripping the daughter and trying to spill fuel on her body to burn her, while the crying toddler was crawling in mud amid very cold temperature.