Enforced disappeared in Diyarbakır province, İbrahim Kartay’s estimated grave will be dug upon the instruction of prosecution.
In 1994, İbrahim Kartay was detained by soldiers in his village and he never returned. His estimated grave will be opened today.
His religiously-wed wife, Salime Çakır, has been looking for her spouse since the day he was lost. Çakır applied to Diyarbakır provincial branch of Human Rights Association (İHD) for legal aid.
According to Salime Çıkar, her village was evacuated and burnt down by soldiers on August 15, 1994, her husband was taken away by soldiers and villagers had to leave their homes. Salime Çakır stated she hadn’t seen her husband since that day.
Based on the description of a cemetery guard, İbrahim Kartay could be found buried near an electric transformer by the side of cemetery.
After the application of Salime Çakır, lawyers of Diyarbakır provincial branch of İHD appealed to Diyarbakır Public Prosecution Office for grave to be opened. Prosecutor took statements of Çakır and cemetery guard and decided the grave to be opened.
Lawyers from İHD will attend the opening of the grave today. (AS/BD)
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