28 January Mohammed al-Amin’s appeal against his detention on charges of human trafficking

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The Court of Cassation decided on Tuesday, September 13, to set the next session of January 28, 2023 to consider the appeal of businessman Mohamed Al-Amin against his sentence of three years of hard imprisonment, after he was convicted of trafficking in human beings for the exploitation of girls in the orphanage owned by him in Beni Suef, and the D Chamber decided on Saturday to review the appeal presented in the Court of Cassation.
On May 23, 2022, the Cairo Criminal Court sentenced businessman Mohamed Al-Amin, in case No. 1418 of 2022, to three years in prison for human trafficking and assaulting girls in an orphanage owned by him in Beni Suef.
In February 2022, the Attorney General decided to refer the accused to the Criminal Court on charges of human trafficking and sexual abuse of seven young girls by force and under threat. The referral decision included charges of dealing with natural persons by providing them with a place to house them ( ALaydi Al-Aminaa Orphanage) and using their weakness, needs and authority with the intention of sexually exploiting them. This was accompanied by threats of psychological harm, as they were exposed to the will of the child. This crime was linked to the crime of sexual exploitation of the children mentioned.

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