Egypt’s Public Prosecution on Tuesday referred two doctors and an employee in a private hospital to criminal trial over forcing a nurse to bow to dog.
The Public Prosecution charged the suspects with bullying the nurse as they ordered him to bow to an animal owned by the first suspect, taking advantage of their authority over him with the intent of making him a subject of ridicule and degrading.
The prosecution accused the defendants of assaulting the values of the Egyptian society and violating the victim’s privacy by uploading the video online.
The prosecution said that there is concrete evidence of them committing the aforementioned crimes including the video, and their admitting its authenticity, as well as the testimonies.
Security authorities on Tuesday arrested a doctor who appeared in a video that went viral on social media, shown bullying a nurse and forcing him to bow down to a dog.
The victim said during investigations that he was bullied by the three suspects. He added the clip was shot without his knowledge or consent and that it ruined his reputation among his family and in the village where he lived.
The suspects justified what appeared in the video as a habitual acceptance from the victim to their joking. They denied publishing the clip on social media.
The victim stated he was not in on the joke.