Tragic Collision on the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road: The Penalty for Manslaughter

Written by Ahmed Ismail Saturday, December 9, 2023 09:00 AM The Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road witnessed a horrific collision that resulted in the death of the great artist. Ashraf Abdel Ghafour His wife was seriously injured after someone hit them with his car from behind.

In the following lines, Youm7 reviews the penalty prescribed for the crime of manslaughter…

Article 238 of the Penal Code, and its content, stipulates that anyone who wrongly causes the death of another person, as a result of his negligence, recklessness, lack of caution, or failure to observe laws, decisions, bylaws, and regulations, shall be punished by imprisonment for a period of no less than 6 months and a fine not exceeding 200 pounds. Or one of the two penalties.

If the number of victims exceeds 3 people, the penalty shall reach imprisonment for a period of no less than one year and no more than five years, and a fine of no less than 100 pounds and no more than 500 pounds, or one of the two penalties.

In October, the Public Prosecution charged the accused who caused the death of artist Ashraf Abdel Ghafour and the injury of his wife in a traffic accident on the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road with manslaughter and manslaughter, and decided to detain him for 4 days pending investigation.

The Public Prosecution in Giza inquired about the health condition of the wife of the late artist Ashraf Abdel Ghafour in preparation for hearing her statements regarding the accident that led to the death of her husband. The Public Prosecution announced, after the debate and virtual examination by the health inspector, that the artist’s body would be delivered to his family for burial.

The Giza Public Prosecution opened extensive investigations into the death of artist Ashraf Abdel Ghafour and the injury of his wife in a traffic accident in October.

The Public Prosecution heard the person accused of committing the incident, and it turned out that he was a visual artist who lives in October City and was on his way home.

Investigations revealed that the artist Ashraf Abdel Ghafour was driving his car on the ring road towards the oases in the 6th of October area, and while he was walking, a car collided with him from behind, which resulted in the entire rear part of the car and the front part being shattered, and the car that caused the accident was shattered from the front.

The Public Prosecution appointed a technical engineer to pass through Giza to examine the causes and circumstances of the artist Ashraf Abdel Ghafour’s car collision, which led to his death and his wife being seriously injured.

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