The Economic Appeals Court in Egypt sentenced Amr Khairy and two others to a one-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 100,000 pounds to the doctor, and 50,000 pounds to each of the other defendants.
The ruling came after the Economic Court of Appeals in Egypt ruled, earlier, to accept the doctor’s appeal against a sentence of two years imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 pounds.
The Egyptian Public Prosecutor, Hamada El-Sawy, had referred three defendants, in the “Kneel to My Dog” incident, to the Criminal Court, who were imprisoned, on charges of bullying nurse Adel Salem, by saying, displaying strength and controlling him, so they ordered him to prostrate to a dog owned by Dr. Amr Khairy, head of the orthopedic department at University Hospital Ain Shams, the main accused, took advantage of the nurse’s weakness and authority over him, with the intent of intimidating him, putting him at ease, and degrading him in a video widely circulated on social media pages.
The Public Prosecution based the evidence on Dr. Amr Khairy, the owner of the video “Prostrate to My Dog”, and the investigations showed that the perpetrators violated family principles and values within the Egyptian society, and violated the sanctity of the nurse Adel Salem’s private life, by publishing a video that included a mockery of him. Through the information network, a depiction of the incident of bullying, which violated the privacy of the victim without his consent, and their use of a private account on a social networking site, with the aim of committing these crimes, to belittle the victim. in it.