Turkish man blocks highway for marriage proposal, gets arrested
ISTANBUL – Anadolu AgencyA Turkish man blocked a highway in Istanbul with a seven-car convoy in order to propose to his girlfriend, but ended up getting arrested.
The man, with help from six of his friends, formed a convoy and closed the D-100 highway in Istanbul’s Bahçelievler district on Aug. 8.
Getting out of his car, the man approached one of his friends’ cars, where his girlfriend was traveling, and asked her to marry him.
People who became stuck on the blocked highway used their mobile phones to record the event and shared the videos online.
Traffic supervision teams used the footage on social media to identify the group and took seven people into custody.
Police temporarily took away the driving licenses of all seven suspects until a report confirmed they were mentally healthy.
Eventually the police department referred the suspects’ case to court