Turkey passed record prison sentence

In the Turkish city of Karaman a man accused of child molestation has been given a record sentence.

21 April 2016 14:45

In the Turkish city of Karaman a school teacher Muharram Buyuktyurku accused of child sexual abuse has been given a record sentence - 508 years and 3 months.

After studying the witnesses’ testimony against the accused, the Chief judge of the Karaman Criminal Court announced the verdict in the presence of journalists and sentenced the accused to 508 years and 3 months jail term for "child sexual abuse", "restriction of liberty" and "malicious damage."

In the course of the investigation the Karaman Prosecutor’s Office ruled that during the teaching period Muharrem Buyuktyurka sexually abused ten children.

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