Sexual abuse against woman detained by police in Adana
It came out that 25-year-old Figen Şahin was sexually abused by police after detention during recent week's declaration of self-governance by People's Assembly in Adana's Seyhan district.
During recent week's declaration of self-governance by People's Assembly in Dağlıoğlu neighborhood of Adana's Seyhan district, police had attacked the mass with guns and detained 10 people who were also battered heavily during the brutal intervention.
It came out that 25-year-old Figen Şahin, who was among those detained in the crackdown, was sexually abused by police in a vehicle after detention and at Adana police headquarters to which she was taken alongside other detainees.
According to the information provided by lawyers for Şahin, who is still held under custody, policemen kicked and punched Şahin at the genital area and breasts, and also battered her entire body with their guns.
Lawyers said Şahin couldn't walk now due to the blows she received, adding that they will file a criminal complaint against the police involved in the torture.
It is reported that the other eight of the detainees also suffered violence by police during custody.