Man dons Niqab to his sweetheart's wedding

Daily News Egypt
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CAIRO: A worker from Alexandria resorted to a strange trick to attend the wedding ceremony of his sweetheart in Maadi. He wore a niqab (a full face veil) in company with his cousin to enter the club where the ceremony was being held.

However, the club security discovered the disguise and the man was arrested. The suspect was referred to the prosecution office and investigation went underway.

A love story brought together a worker, 26, from Alexandria and a girl from Maadi. Due to their circumstances, they had not been able to get married officially, but the pledged to each other to continue their love story for life.

She was subsequently engaged to another and the wedding reception was set to be thrown earlier this week at Maadi Club.

The lover decided to attend the wedding reception with his cousin, a 24-year-old student from Al-Marg. The first suspect disguised himself in a niqab and went to the club but he forgot to wear women’s shoes.

Outside the club stood the security men who suspected the confused lover.

In an investigation led by Director of the Cairo Investigation Department Maj. Gen. Amin Ezzieddin, the man confessed that he wore the niqab to be able to bid farewell to his beloved on her wedding night.

The student upheld the suspect s depositions, a note on the incident was filed, the clothes were seized.

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