Suspect Placed Under House Arrest for Threatening AK Party Deputy Candidate During Campaign
A man identified as Selcuk D. has been placed under house arrest after allegedly threatening AK Party Adana deputy candidate Fatima Yurduseven during the election campaign. The incident occurred in the Dumlupinar Neighborhood of Seyhan district, where Yurduseven was visiting local shopkeepers as part of her campaign.
According to reports, Selcuk D. threatened Yurduseven with the words “Don’t walk around here, bullets will rain on your head from above.” Yurduseven reacted angrily to the threat, stating that she had come to greet Selcuk D. and that his behavior was a “shame”. She also filed a criminal complaint against him with the Adana Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office.
Selcuk D. was subsequently detained by the police and charged with “threat”. He was referred to the courthouse after giving a statement at the police station. Reports suggest that Selcuk D. may suffer from psychological disorders.
The incident was captured on a mobile phone camera and has been widely shared on social media. It has caused concern among political campaigners ahead of the upcoming election, amid fears of further threats and violence.
The AK Party has condemned the incident and called for calm and restraint during the campaign period. The party has also urged the authorities to take swift action against individuals who engage in threatening or violent behavior.