Party head, 9 others arrested for raping 14-year-old in southern Turkey
File photoTen people, including the district head of a political party, have been arrested for sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl in southern Turkey.
According to Doğan News Agency, the eighth-grade elementary school girl in Adana recently confessed to one of her friends that party head Vedat Y. raped her in a motel, while two other men then forced her into prostitution with others, including schoolboys. The school principal alerted the police after the girl’s friend informed him.
Police launched an initial operation on June 8 and detained 25 people. On June 9, six more suspects were detained, while nine others are still being sought. The prosecutor arrested 10 of the suspects, including Vedat Y.
The girl, on the other hand, has been given state protection and was recently transferred to a rehabilitation center in Adana for psychological therapy.