VIDEO: Turkish SWAT team saves woman from husband’s torture
ISTANBULSpecial forces of the Istanbul police department have raided a house and saved a woman who was allegedly tortured by her husband.
The SWAT team launched the operation on an apartment in the Sultanbeyli district in the early hours of Jan. 23 after a domestic violence tip from a neighbor, Doğan News Agency reported Jan. 23.
After nobody answered, security forces broke the door and went in, finding the woman crying with cigarette burns and bruises on her body. The man who had been allegedly beating and torturing her was then found hiding under a bunk bed.
The woman was taken to a hospital by ambulance, while the suspect, who had previously been convicted on drugs charges, was detained. Police have launched an investigation.