A lawyer who said it was people’s ‘national duty’ to rape women in ripped jeans has been jailed for three years.
Nabih al-Wahsh, a high-profile conservative in Egypt, was also fined 20,000 Egyptian pounds (£839) over the comments made on a TV panel show on October 19.
Panellists on the show, Al-Assema, had been discussing a draft law on prostitution.
‘Are you happy when you see a girl walking down the street with half of her behind showing?’ he said.
‘I say that when a girl walks about like that, it is a patriotic duty to sexually harass her and a national duty to rape her.’
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