A Cairo prosecution ordered the release of three young men on bail after they were arrested for harassing a South Sudanese student in an incident that was recorded on video and went viral online, causing outrage in Egypt.
The prosecution ordered the release of the three young man on EGP 2,000 bail. The father of the South Sudanese student decided to withdraw the legal complaint against the three young men.
According to news reports, the father said that he took into consideration the three young men's age and was concerned about their future.
The three men, a worker and two university students, were arrested on Monday in Cairo after a video clip went viral online showing them harassing the South Sudanese young student while he was on his way to school.
The video, which was originally posted on Tik Tok, went viral after being uploaded on Facebook, sparking outrage and dismay among social media users in Egypt, who demanded the arrest of the young men.