This male nurse sexually harasses a woman with Covid-19
Windowofworld.com – Egyptian police have arrested a male nurse on charges of sexually assaulting a woman with the new coronavirus (Covid-19). This is the latest in a series of similar cases in the country.
The 23-year-old patient reported to the police that the nurse had sexually abused him and touched his genitals while he was being quarantined at a hospital in the Dokki area near Cairo.
“I went to the hospital and was isolated in order to receive treatment for corona,” the patient was quoted as saying in the Al Masry Al Youm newspaper, Monday (14/9/2020). “Despite my suffering, the nurse verbally abused me and attempted to sexually assault me, she said.
In response, the police checked the surveillance cameras at the place and listened to eyewitnesses. The 35-year-old nurse was eventually arrested and interrogated.
In recent months, Egyptian authorities have stepped up a crackdown on sexual harassers.
Prosecutors are currently investigating a high-profile case related to the gang rape of a girl inside a luxury hotel in Cairo more than six years ago.
In a separate case, a young Egyptian will stand trial on charges of sexual assault and extortion of three underage girls. The defendant was recently targeted by local social media users for allegations of mass sexual harassment, which eventually sparked protests in the country.