Egyptian Actress Rania Youssef who appeared at Cairo Film Festival in a lacy, black, see-through outfit that exposed most of her legs, outraging many Egyptians is to go on trial on charges of “inciting debauchery”, reports say.
Though some said she should be able to wear what she wanted.
She could be jailed for up to five years if found guilty, a judicial source told AFP.
The 44-year-old said in a social media post that she had “probably miscalculated” in choosing to wear the dress.
The charges were brought by two lawyers Amro Abdelsalam and Samir Sabri, who are known for taking celebrities to court.