A case that happened on June 20, 2022.
At the Faculty of Arts at Mansoura University was the scene of a horrifying incident in which the suspect was seen killing his colleague with a knife in front of the faculty.
According to eyewitnesses, Mohamed Adel, a student in the third year at the Faculty of Arts at Mansoura University, stabbed Naira Ashraf, a student at same school several times before she was apprehended by the crowd.
According to Mansoura University, this event occurred outside the campus boundaries close to one of the gates, and the attacker was apprehended by police officers right in front of the gate after being detained by onlookers and security.
In a statement, it was further stated that “the Public Prosecution listened to testimonies, from 20 witnesses, including the victim’s parents and sister, who confirmed how the accused has been harassing the victim as a result of their failed relationship and her refusal of his marriage proposal.
The family of the murdered girl had regular meetings, reported the suspect to the authorities two months prior, and begged the accused not to harm them.
Thirteen more witnesses—students and staff from the institution and the neighborhood—confirmed that they were nearby when the accused committed the crime and saw him.
It continued: “The suspect was questioned by the Public Prosecution about the charges brought against him, and he confessed to having killed the victim with premeditation because of their disputes and her rejection of him.
In his confession, he went into detail about how he intended to commit and carry out the crime.
As a result of “sentimental differences,” the suspect, a third-year student at the Faculty of Arts at Mansoura University, killed his classmate Ashraf.
He continued by saying that she had rejected his proposal of marriage and had blocked him on social media.
The case of Mohamed Adel, who admitted to killing 21-year-old Mansoura University student Nayera Ashraf on June 20, has been given to Dr. Shawki Allam, Egypt’s Grand Mufti.
On July 6, according to local press, the court will deliver the verdict once Dr. Allam has given his input.
Numerous people from Mansoura held celebrations outside the Mansoura Criminal Court after the decision.
The murder has brought attention to the problem of gender-based violence in Egypt.
The start of Adel’s first trial, which was live-streamed on television and online. In his testimony, he expressed no regret for his actions and blamed Nayera’s parents for how they brought up their daughter. He claimed that he was acting in self-defense since the victim’s family had harassed him on numerous occasions.
He was sentenced to death.