Father was arrested for child torture

MARDIN – A man police are calling S.A. was arrested in Mardin for torturing an eight- year-old child.

In the village of Akıncılar, in central Mardin, an eight- year- old boy known as B.A. was tortured by his father on a roof. The man was taken into custody four days after images of the incident were published on social media. S.A, 72, was handed over to the court and then arrested and sent to prison. The child victim was taken to the Social Services and Child Protection Agency.

The child was later taken to Mardin State Hospital and treated under the supervision of a psychologist.