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Indictment seeks life sentence for killer of Özgecan’s murderer

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Adana 5th High Criminal court accepted an indictment which seeks life sentence for the killer of Ahmet Suphi Altındöken, who brutally murdered Özgecan Aslan last year, at Adana F type prison on April 11.

Altındöken had killed Aslan, a 20-year-old university student after she resisted his attempts to rape her in Mersin on Feb. 13, 2015. While staying at Adana prison, Altındöken and his father, who also involved in the murder of Özgecan were shot by another convict, Gültekin Alan. Altındöken’s father was also injured in the incident, however he survived.

In addition to Alan, there were 6 more suspects in the murder of Altındöken.

The indictment seeks a life sentence and 52 years for Alan, aggravated life sentences and 28 years for the other five suspects and five years of imprisonment for the other suspect.

The court also placed a media ban on the next trial of the case, which is due to take place on July 18.

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