Egypt’s Prosecutor General Nabil Sadek asked Assiut prosecution on Tuesday to investigate the publishing of false news regarding the kidnapping of a female student from Azhar University’s hostel in Assiut.
Prosecution clarified that unidentified persons posted the news on social media with the aim of terrifying people.
Police sources said that police arrested a woman on charges of publishing false news and referred her to the prosecution.
Social Media users shared varying stories among them that a gang broke into the hostel, kidnapped the student and raped her in the agricultural lands around the hostel.
Medical reports revealed that the student died after she was injured, severely bleeding.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm