The official immediately made a reservation: "Forgive me, Allah," and the next day apologized. However, the Prime Minister of Egypt released him from his post.

Egyptian judicial community has criticized this decision. One of them said that it was only a reservation, and dismiss the officer should not have.

The former Minister of justice of Egypt lost his job in may last year, after she expressed the view that judges can only be people from respectable walks of life, and as unsuitable for the job of people called the children of scavengers.