7 In-Laws Beat Man With Sticks After Row With Wife

Story BySibel AbdiuSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyAsia Wire Report

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This is the moment a married man is beaten up by his in-laws after a row with his wife and ends up fighting for his life in hospital.

The incident was filmed by a CCTV camera at the hair salon where the victim worked in the district of Kayapinar district in the south-eastern Turkish province of Diyarbakir.

According to local media, the man is believed to have argued with his wife prior to the attack in the hair salon where he works although the reason behind the row is not yet known.

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The hairdresser, identified as Mehmet Yusuf Ozten, was reportedly ‘visited’ by seven stick-wielding members of his wife’s family.

Reports said that Ozten fled into the bathroom at the back of the salon and locked himself in, however the gang managed to break down the door.

He was reportedly beaten with sticks over several minutes and left injured on the salon floor.

A local resident witnessed the incident and called the emergency services.

Ozten was rushed to hospital in an ambulance, however his condition is considered critical and he continues to battle for his life, according to reports.

Meanwhile, the local police have confirmed that they are investigating the matter and said that the CCTV footage is being checked to identify the suspected aggressors.

Sibel Abdiu

I have worked as a correspondent covering news from Turkey and Albania for several years now.

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