Femicide in Amed: Brother kills sister to defend 'honour'
Twenty-year-old Gülistan Şaylemez was shot by her brother in Amed. Ten days earlier she had reported her father and a relative to the police.
Twenty-year-old Gülistan Şaylemez was shot on the street in Amed on Monday evening. The killer is her brother Abdullah Şaylemez. The killer was discovered analysing footages from a security camera near the crime scene in the Yenişehir borough. The killer initially fled but was later arrested by the police. During the interrogation, he stated that he had murdered his sister on "honour" grounds.
Gülistan Şaylemez filed a complaint against her father and a relative to the police department for domestic violence ten days ago. On 14 February, she made another statement to the police. She was shot dead a day later.