April 24 killing of Armenian soldier in Turkey not accidental – Kurdish MP
January 27, 2013 | 00:04
In the second military court of Diyarbekir another hearing was held on
the case of the murder on April 24, 2011, of an Armenian soldier Sevag
Sahin Balikci, committed by a colleague.
As the Turkish website Diyarbakirsoz.com informs, the court during the
hearing on the case of the murder on April 24, 2011, of an Armenian
soldier Sevag Sahin Balikci, once again refused to allow the arrest of
the main suspect on the case, Kivanc Agaoglu. Moreover, Agaoglu asked
the court to provide him with bodyguards, saying that some Armenian
structures allegedly prepares a murder attempt at him.
MP from the Kurdish party `Peace and Democracy’ Nursel Aydogan said
Sevag’s death was not a coincidence.
`Such an act on April 24 – the day of the Armenian massacres – is not
accidental. It was specially prepared assassination,’ the Kurdish MP
On April 24, 2011, in one of the units of the Turkish Armed Forces a
soldier was killed – ethnic Armenian Sevag Sahin Balikci. The family
of a dead soldier demanded a comprehensive and detailed investigation
of the case and turned to the lawyers who need to learn the results of
The army officials of Turkey claimed that the killing was unintended:
the colleague killed him as a result of careless handling of weapons.