High school principal arrested over prosecutor’s objection in Turkey’s Ankara
ANKARAA principle of a high school in Ankara who was allegedly commited sexual abuse over at least 100 student, was arrested following objection of prescutor’s Office on Feb. 18.
The principal, identified only by the initials S.K., had been released after his testmony.
The suspicious principal was called again for addition testimony by Haymana Chief Prosecution Office as part of an investigation to police headquarter on Feb. 18.
The suspect was arrested following his testimony by court ans was sent to Sincan jail.
Around 100 high school students in the Haymana district of Ankara had applied to the authorities with complaints that they have been sexually abused by the principal of their school on Feb. 12.
The students contacted the Prime Ministry Communication Bureau (BİMER) over the winter break accusing the principal of the Nuri Bektaş Anatolian High School, who was appointed to the post in 2014, of sexually abusing around 100 students. The principal had a private residence in the lodge of the school where he is accused of committing the abuse.
After the complaints, an executive probe was opened against S.K. by Education Ministry inspectors and a delegation arrived in Haymana to investigate the allegations. The probe, which is still ongoing, initially questioned the male teachers of the school and continued with questioning of male students.
S.K. was suspended from his duties on Feb. 9, the fourth day of the investigation.