Salafist sexual serendipity
Are they sure it was a woman?
Islamist MP in car-sex case
Published on Friday 6 July 2012 00:00
Scotsman: An Egyptian Islamist politician faces trial on public indecency charges after being caught in a sexual act with a veiled woman in a parked car,
Ali Wanees is a member of the now dissolved parliament for the Salafi al-Nour party, which advocates a strict interpretation of Islam.
He was briefly detained in June after being found in the car with a university student on a deserted road in the Nile Delta, state news agency MENA said.The woman has been in police custody since but Wanees was released because he had parliamentary immunity. However he no longer has that protection, after parliament was ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Constitutional Court last month.
Wanees denied the accusations at the time, saying the woman was his relative and he was only trying to wake her up. She was on top of him and wearing a full veil, Egyptian media reported..