The Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptians Abroad, Nabila Makram Abdel-Shahid, expressed in a statement, “her sincere condolences to the family of the Egyptian teacher, Hani Abdel-Tawab, who was killed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”
Makram confirmed that “investigations into the accident will be pursued in coordination with the Egyptian embassy in Riyadh, as well as coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation to expedite the return of the deceased’s body to the homeland at the request of his family, by specific flight dates from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Egypt at present.” And after the end of the investigations of the criminal case. ”
The Egyptian minister indicated that “confidence in the Saudi judiciary and that the perpetrator will receive his penalty by the laws governing the Kingdom.”
Abdel Tawab, a 35-year-old English teacher in middle school, was killed in intensive care halls at a hospital in Riyadh after being shot by one of his students last week.
The Egyptian newspaper “Al-Watan” quoted a friend of the late teacher, Ahmed Mahmoud, that the incident began with an altercation between Abdel Tawab and one of his students, 13 years old. To Riyadh, they fled.
Source: RT + “Al Watan.”