Egyptian actress sentenced to jail for attacking two officers

Egyptian actress Merihan Hussein. (Supplied)

A Cairo court sentenced Egyptian actress Merihan Hussein to two years and a half in jail, in addition to paying a fine of $1,600, for assaulting two police officers and for driving while under the influence of alcohol.

Investigations revealed that the actress assaulted two officers of the intelligence department near Cairo during their attempt to search her car while passing a security checkpoint, where an argument broke out between them.

The actress accused the two officers of sexually assaulting her, But forensic report revealed that there were no evidence of any sexual assault, while CCTV footage from the place showed the actress insulting and assaulting the two officers.

The 36-year-old actress,  had participated in a number of TV series and in three movies

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54