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02 October 2023

8-yr-old raped, dumped on road by 'uncle'

By Staff

A 50-year old man in Egypt, identified as ‘Uncle Orabi’, allegedly raped an eight-year-old girl and dumped her on the road thinking that she had died, the Arabic newspaper ‘Adostor Al Asly’ has reported.

The girl had fainted out of fatigue, police said.

Police in Shebin El Qanater was informed by a hospital that a girl, identified as Mariam Y, had been admitted with signs of fatigue and rape.

Police said the accused had brutally raped the girl after luring him into his house by promising to give her candy if she entered. She was found on the roadside by residents of the area who rushed her to a hospital.

The accused has been remanded to police custody for 15 days.