Sibel Çapraz, who wounded by police, sentenced to 6 years 3 months in prison

Sibel Çapraz, who wounded by police, sentenced to 6 years 3 months in prison

HAKKARİ – Hakkari People’s Assembly Co-Chair Sibel Çapraz, who was wounded by police in Yüksekova in 2015 and arrested while taking treatment in hospital, has been sentenced to six years and three months in prison from the case she was released on February 28.

Hakkari People’s Assembly Co-Chair Sibel Çapraz, who was wounded by police in Yüksekova in 2015 and arrested while taking treatment in hospital, was released on February 28 and she was put into house arrest.

Standing trial on charges of “being member of a terrorist organization” and “inciting people to hatred and hostility”, Sibel has been acquitted from “inciting people to hatred and hostility” but she has been sentenced to six years and three months in prison for “being member of a terrorist organization”

Sibel’s family reacted to the rule and said, “First shot her, then make her a member of terrorist organization. And finally sentence her. I demand justice for everyone.”

What had happened?

Sibel Çapraz was wounded on November 27, 2015 in the Yüksekova district of Hakkari by police. Remaining in intensive unit for nine days, Sibel was arrested on charge of “being a member of terrorist organization” on March 2, 2016. Sibel who underwent 15 surgeries during a treatment of 96 days, was arrested while was being discharged from the hospital where she was receiving treatment to Van Education and Research Hospital to have an operation. First, Sibel was held in Bakırköy Women’s Closed Prison and then she was exiled to Menemen R Type Prison in İzmir. She was sent back to Bakırköy Women’s Closed Prison.