A Turkish court has discharged a barkeep who was imprisoned for more than five a long time for the statutory assault of a English adolescent who ran away from home to wed him, his legal counselor said

A Turkish court has discharged a barkeep who was imprisoned for more than five a long time for the statutory assault of a English adolescent who ran away from home to wed him, his legal counselor said
Mehmet Sedat Ocak, 24, was discharged from jail in the south eastern city of Gaziantep on Friday after an claims court in May upset his conviction what’s more, requested a new trial, legal counselor Yasar Saglam said
He is free until the result of the new trial
Ocak met Rachel Lloyd at the point when she was 14 in the Turkish Mediterranean resort of Marmaris last summer where she was on occasion with her family The two afterward got locked in yet have not married
A court in February found Ocak blameworthy of having sex with a minor what’s more, holding her against her will
Lloyd was revealed missing from her home in Wrexham, north Wales, on December 3, what’s more, was found in Ocak’s home in Gaziantep after a seek by Interpol what’s more, Turkish police
The age of assent in Turkey is 15 Lloyd was still 14 at the point when she ran away with Ocak
Ocak denies having sex with the adolescent what’s more, of holding her by force
“He is exceptionally upbeat to be released,” Saglam said No date has been set for the new trial

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