A Turkish court has arrested a specialized sergeant on charges of raping a 18-year-old, who lost her life in a hospital after attempting suicide. Musa Orhan defended himself by saying that he was intoxicated at the time of the attack and was initially released on judicial control. However following public outrage on social media, authorities on Aug. 19 issued an arrest warrant for Orhan.
A specialized sergeant has been arrested in the southeastern province of Şırnak for attempting to sexually abuse a 13-year-old girl. Eyewitnesses told the police that the specialized sergeant had pulled a gun after they wanted to question him regarding the sexual abuse incident.
A Turkish brigadier general reportedly beat one of his subordinate specialized sergeants in Syria. Ali Tilkici, the head of the Specialized Sergeants Federation, said that Brigadier General Ercan Pürsünlü beat the soldier in question in a military unit. MHP deputy leader İzzet Ulvi Yönter commented on Tilkici's claims, saying that the party will follow the case.