Egypt tycoon dies serving sentence for sexually assaulting minors


Egyptian businessman Mohamed el-Amin has died whereas serving a three-year sentence for trafficking and sexually assaulting ladies at an orphanage he had based, his lawyer and a lawmaker mentioned Sunday.

The former media and actual property tycoon was transferred to hospital from jail “several months ago” and died “due to his illness”, parliamentarian Mostafa Bakry mentioned on Twitter.

Amin, who owned the favored CBC tv community earlier than it was offered in 2018, was convicted in May of sexually assaulting seven underage ladies at an orphanage in Beni Suef, some 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of Cairo.

His sentence is the lightest penalty supplied by Egyptian regulation, which lays out a most 15-year sentence for sexual assault, or extra in instances involving minors or if the perpetrator wields energy over the sufferer.