Turkish ‘Hannibal’ cuts, eats himself in prison
The prisoner, identified only as A.T., has been inside for 10 years in an F Type prison in the Marmara province of Tekirdağ. DHA photoA 28-year-old prisoner, who is serving jail time for murder, has cut of a piece of flesh from own calf and eaten it, daily Hürriyet has reported.
The prisoner was taken to hospital for medical intervention, after prison officials noticed that his legs were bleeding.
The prisoner, identified only as A.T., has been inside for 10 years in an F Type prison in the Marmara province of Tekirdağ. He repotedly boiled the piece of calf flesh, which he cut off with a fruit knife, in a water heater before eating it.
He was taken to Tekirdağ State Hospital, and was later returned to prison after receiving treatment.
Prison officials stated that the A.T. was undergoing psychological treatment due to his mental disorder, adding that he had also attempted to commit suicide in prison before.