Egyptian authorities arrested actress Menna Shalaby at the Cairo International Airport after security services seized 12 bags of marijuana in her possessions.
Media outlets reported that Shalaby returned from New York on Friday around 12:00 p.m. She was being searched at the Cairo airport customs when they found the stuffed marijuana.
Meanwhile, a memorandum was issued regarding the incident and an investigation is underway. The security authorities seized the drugs until the legal procedures are completed.
The actress will be referred to the public prosecution office in Nozha to undertake the investigation.
According to sources, Shalaby had a breakdown in front of the investigation, saying: "I do not know about these drugs, it is not mine."
Meantime, a lawyer from the actor's Syndicate attended to defend the artist before the investigation authorities in a Heliopolis Court.