VIDEO: Turkish man beaten by bystanders on street after trying to assault wife
A man who attempted to beat his wife in an Istanbul street was himself beaten by people around him who intervened, Dogan News Agency has reported.
According to the report, the incident took place on the morning of May 30 in Istanbul’s Kağıthane district, where the man assaulted the woman as they were returning from a divorce hearing at court.
Spotting the assault, a bystander intervened to prevent the assault, head-butting the man. Other passers-by also reacted quickly and prevented the man from running away by holding him while calling the police.
The man, who was injured as a result of the scuffle, was detained by police who arrived at the scene.
“The woman was crying for help so the citizens helped her. We are all against violence,” one eyewitness, Mehmet Kaya, reportedly said.