A 15-year-old girl that was allegedly killed by her
family after being raped in Diyarbakır was buried yesterday in a funeral
attended by just 20 women from social and women’s associations, Doğan news
agency has reported.
The body of the girl, Hatice D., was discovered in Batman
Stream 11 days ago. The girl was reportedly killed when her family realized she
was four months pregnant as a result of a rape allegedly conducted by two of
The body of the girl was taken from the hospital’s morgue
by her uncle and left at the cemetery, where the funeral was conducted without
any of her relatives in attendance.
An investigation has been launched into the incident and
the girl’s grandfather, father and two uncles have been arrested.
The two cousins, who ran away after the incident was
revealed, are being sought by police, reports said.