An Egyptian actress may resist 5 years in jail after being charged with public obscenity for sporting a see-through costume which revealed the whole thing of her legs.
Rania Youssef, who’s aged in her 30s, had been attending the closing ceremony of a movie competition in Cairo when she was pictured on Thursday within the black ensemble, which raised eyebrows.
The piece contains of black leotard lined by a clear overdress with criss-cross detailing and a big bow belt.
Youssef is ready to face trial on 12 January after a bunch of legal professionals filed a criticism to the chief prosecutor.
She now faces as much as 5 years in jail if she is convicted.
Egypt is a largely conservative nation with a majority Muslim inhabitants. It has retained a few of its secularism regardless of many years of rising spiritual conservatism.
In 2016, Egyptian writer Ahmed Naji was handed a two-year jail sentence after being charged with obscenity for publishing a e book with references to intercourse and medicines.
Prosecutors stated he “violated public modesty” along with his novel The Use Of Life however was quickly launched and his sentence was suspended following an attraction to a Cairo courtroom.