Egyptian Actress Menna Shalaby Gets One-Year Suspended Prison Sentence For Hashish Possession

The international Emmy nominee, Menna Shalaby received a one-year suspended sentence from a criminal court in Cairo for possession of hashish with the intention of consuming it, reported Ahram online.

The Egyptian-born 'Every Week Has a Friday' actress was detained in November at the Cario International Airport after authorities found hash in her luggage. Shalaby, who was returning to NYC, was released after several hours on EGP 50,000 (around $1820) bail after the prosecution requested to test the seized substances. The lab later confirmed that the substances contained hash and cannabis, both of which are under Drug List 1 of Egypt's drug law.

Under the suspended sentence, Shalaby will serve no jail time, but if she commits a similar offense in the ensuing three years, she'd be obliged to serve the one-year suspended sentence.

Shalaby was also fined EGP 10,000 though she denied the charges during the prosecution inquiry.

83 Cannabis Farms Found In Bradford East, UK Still The Number Of Grows Is Dropping Thanks To Police

Bradford, a city in the northern English county of West Yorkshire has seen a reduction in illegal cannabis farms last year.

The latest accessible figures show that a total of 232 marijuana farms were discovered in the Bradford district from January to October 2022, with estimates that the total number of cannabis farms for the whole year amounts to around 280, reported Telegraph & Argus.

The numbers show a downward trend, as 373 cannabis farms were discovered in 2021 and 359 in the year before.

Councillor Talat Sajawal of Little Horton, in the Bradford East ward, …

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