Egyptian court clears doctor of virginity test charges

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 12, 2012 07:39 hrs

Cairo: An Egyptian military court on Sunday acquitted an army doctor of charges of forcing a virginity test on a female detainee last year, official MENA news agency reported.

Activist Samira Ibrahim filed the case against the doctor claiming she was forced to undergo a virginity test when she was jailed in a military prison in March 2011, said MENA.

Ibrahim had been arrested along with 34 others for attacking vital installations, using molotov cocktails and beating security personnel during a protest in central Cairo's Tahrir Square, reported Xinhua.

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