The police in the city of Ras al-Ain in the Syrian countryside of Hasakah denied information that a female detainee was subjected to mass harassment in the city’s prison, which is controlled by pro-Turkish factions
Commenting on circulating news saying that two members of the Military Police raped a female detainee, a source in the “Police and Public Security Forces in Ras al-Ain” told RT that these news are fabricated and fabricated, and denied their authenticity altogether.
Regarding the two persons whose names were circulated as having attacked the detainee (R and B), the source, who did not want to reveal his identity, said that one of them (S, K) is from the guards department, not from the intelligence department, and indicated that he was previously in the intelligence services , Except that he left the section.
Regarding the detainee and the accusations against her, the source whom RT communicated with via Messenger, the official page of the police forces in Ras al-Ain, said that she is 45 years old, and that she “confessed to having placed an adhesive device inside a van with two children inside and detonated it,” which is the incident that occurred in the second As of last January, according to the source.
He added that she later denied this “in the courtroom when she went to the court to rule on her ruling, and began speaking about these rumors,” as he described it.
In his explanation of the purpose of publishing these news, the source said, that the aim of the information circulated is to “challenge honor and honor, in order to reduce his judgment or remove suspicion, under the pretext that it was extracted under duress.”
Media outlets, including Hawar News Agency, and news pages that published today news about what they said was “a crime of gang rape against a woman” in the city, and said that a woman “from the Arab component was subjected to a crime of gang rape by the mercenaries of the Turkish occupation, in the city of Sere-Kaniye / Occupied Ras al-Ain in northern and eastern Syria.
These media circulated photos of the detainee, and they also mentioned the names of two of those who had said they raped, one in the Military Police Intelligence Department and the other in the City Police Special Tasks Department.
It is noteworthy that Turkish forces entered the city of Ras al-Ain in October 2019, and the “Human Rights Organization Afrin-Syria” stated that 69 cases of sexual violence had been recorded since the pro-Turkish factions took control of the city.