Pop star arrested in Egypt for 'incitement to debauchery'

Leila Amer appeared in music video Boss Oumek - which means Bass For Your Mother - which features suggestive dancing and hand gestures She has now been detained for four days after the footage sparked controversy  It comes after the Egyptian musician's union expelled her from their ranks  Last month fellow female artist Shyma was jailed for two years over a music video in which she appeared to simulate oral sex on a banana 

By Chris Pleasance for MailOnline and Afp

Published: 15:55 GMT, 3 January 2018 | Updated: 15:55 GMT, 3 January 2018

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Egyptian authorities have arrested another female singer on charges of 'incitement to debauchery' after her music video sparked controversy. 

Leila Amer will be detained for four days while authorities investigate the video to the song Boss Oumek (Bass For Your Mother) which includes 'suggestive' dancing and gestures.

Ahmed Mahran, the lawyer who filed a complaint, argues the video poses a 'great risk' to Egyptian society. 

Leila Amer has been ordered to be held by police for four days while they investigate the music video to song Boss Oumek over claims of 'incitement to debauchery'

Leila Amer has been ordered to be held by police for four days while they investigate the music video to song Boss Oumek over claims of 'incitement to

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