Twin boys had 2 fathers
ANKARA: A Turkish man decided to divorce his wife after DNA tests showed he was the father of only one of their twin boys, the mass-circulation Sabah newspaper reported.
Suspicious that his wife had been unfaithful the security guard from Istanbul identified only as AK, had DNA tests performed on the three-year-olds.
The tests established with a 99.99 percent certainty that he was the father of only one of the boys.
The mother, identified as CK, had maintained a relationship with a lover she had dated before her family forced her to marry AK, the daily said.
The phenomenon of twins with different fathers, known scientifically as heteropater nal superfecundation, is very rare in humans, though more common in animals such as cats and dogs. – Sapa-AFP