Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Van MP Bedia Özgökçe has applied to the Parliamentary Human Rights Commission on the claims of torture and ill-treatment in Altınsu village in Şemdinli district in province of Hakkari.
Özgökçe demanded that the commission inspect the claims at the scene.
The people who were battered in custody filed a criminal complaint to the prosecutor’s office.
Governorship blamed those who made report of the incident
After the images of people, who were detained in Şapatan village two days ago and released the following day, were covered by the media, Hakkari Governorship issuing a statement claimed that making reports of the images is a “terror propaganda”.
“Doctor blamed the people, refused to give medical report”
Özgökçe gave the following information in his parliamentary inquiry:
“It was alleged that the villagers gathered at the village square by law enforcers were beaten and that the doctor treating the villagers, who were taken into the hospital prior to the detention, refusing to give medical report said ‘these are all your fault’”.
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