75-year-old woman arrested after self-defense in Ankara
75-year-old Nimet Akgün has been arrested in Ankara for stabbing her violent husband in self-defense. The man apparently also abused his disabled daughter.
75-year-old Nimet Akgün has been arrested in Ankara for the murder of her violent husband. She had stabbed her 80-year-old husband in self-defense in the Mamak district a week ago. According to media reports, the man had become violent towards her and her disabled daughter. Nimet Akgün then took up a knife to defend herself and her daughter. She was arrested the same evening and has been transferred to Sincan Women's Prison. Her 50-year-old daughter has been placed in the care of a state institution.
According to neighbors, Nimet Akgün and her daughter were subjected to constant violence by her husband.