Those who burned the Gül Bookstore in Kırşehir were sentenced to 3 months in prison

At the Kırşehir Heavy Penal Court, 20 defendants and the lawyers of the parties attended the hearing. After the prosecutor’s opinion, the defenses of the defendants in the hall and the lawyers of the other defendants were taken. The defendants demanded their acquittal, claiming that they were innocent.


The court decided to acquit 86 defendants of “organizing unlawful meetings and demonstrations” and “incitement to hatred and enmity”, some of them 2 thousand liras, and some of them 3 months and 10 days for “damaging property” and “intentional injury”. sentenced to prison. The committee decided to drop the files of the two defendants who lost their lives during the trial.


Cases were brought against the defendants in different courts regarding the events that took place after the “curse on terror march” held in Kırşehir on 8 September 2015, depending on their criminal nature. The main case regarding the destruction of the bookstore was started at the Kırşehir High Criminal Court.

The 5th Penal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Appeals accepted the request of the Kırşehir 2nd and 3rd Criminal Courts of First Instance to combine the files related to the destruction of HDP Kırşehir Provincial Presidency, a textile shop, a tea shop, a Çiğköfte shop and a dessert shop with the bookstore case at the Kırşehir Heavy Penal Court. The trial of 88 defendants continued at Kırşehir Heavy Penal Court.

Source: Cumhuriyet Gazetesi – Güncel by

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