COURT FREES MAN WHO KICKED WOMAN IN SHORTS

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

IS­TAN­BUL: A court on Sun­day re­leased a man who con­fessed to kick­ing a young woman in the face on an Is­tan­bul bus be­cause she was wear­ing shorts. The 35-year-old had con­fessed to at­tack­ing the woman but was re­leased af­ter the court de­cided that no crime had been com­mit­ted, the Do­gan news agency re­ported. The man said he be­haved the way he did be­cause he was suf­fer­ing from a men­tal ill­ness. He had pre­vi­ously been di­ag­nosed with manic de­pres­sion. – AFP

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