Müzeyyen Yüce / DUVAR
The mother of a young woman who died under suspicious circumstances related to her boyfriend made a statement in front of the Ankara Courthouse on June 1, which would have been her daughter's 26th birthday.
Anesthesiologist Ayşe Karaman was found dead in her boyfriend's home with painkillers and medical substances with propofol in it in August of 2019.
Even though the boyfriend, Özgür Tarhan, admitted to gaining vascular access to Karaman to inject her with pain killers, he wasn't sentenced in the criminal case where he faces charges of murder.Domestic violence complaints spiked in Turkey within 20 days of mass prisoner release
"My daughter's death isn't some random car crash. My daughter died in that man's house. My child died at the hands of an obsessive maniac," said Feride Karaman in a press conference in front of the Ankara Courthouse on June 1.
The grieving mother said that she had written letters to the president and justice minister to say "I'm hurting," but hasn't received answers.
Now, she said, she's calling on the Office of the Chief Public Prosecutor to arrest her daughter's killers, and to let them know that she won't give up until justice is served.
Despite Karaman's lawyers appeals to the ruling, the suspected murderer of 29-year-old Ayşe Karaman is free, granted bail on the grounds that he wasn't a flight risk.
Karaman's mother said that she felt like the court had rewarded him.
"My child died, but I will never give up the fight to make sure other kids don't. You'll always see me at the Ankara Courthouse."AKP Istanbul councillor legitimizes killing of woman by boyfriend, says couple 'was having extramarital life'