Mansoura police in in Daqahliya arrested the nurse involved in filming a video clip inside the Mansoura General Hospital of the body of murdered student Naira Ashraf, who was killed by her fellow student at the same college, on June 20, outside Mansoura University.
Ashraf was killed by her fellow student, Mohamed Adel, in front of the Toshka gate at the university, while she was on her way to attend the year end exams.
The police monitored a video clip circulating on Facebook leaked from inside Mansoura Hospital showing graphic footage of the wounds she sustained on her body.
Security sources confirmed that the hospital is affiliated with the Ministry of Health, and an extensive investigation was conducted with all the hospital reception staff and the nursing staff, and the identity of the nurse who took the video at the time of the incident at the hospital’s reception was identified.
The Ministry of Health had opened an urgent investigation after the video clip of the victim was leaked, Sherif Makin, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in Daqahliya, announced.
Makin confirmed that the decision came based on the directives of the Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar to find the identity of the nurse and take the necessary legal measures regarding the incident.