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Hande Şeker

9 Jan 2019
İzmir, Anatolia (Turkey)

Hande Şeker
Hande Şeker [photo:]

Hande was shot by a police officer after his (drunk) friend went to her as a potential client. After a disagreement about payment the police officer shot her, killing Hande and injuring her friend Nil.

Hande Şeker, a transgender woman in Izmir, was murdered this morning (9.1.2019) with a police bullet in the Alsancak district. The cop who killed Hande is claimed to be the friend of Hande's client. A sex worker transgender called Hande Seker was working in the same house with a trans friend in Alsancak. A man came to his house today (January 9th) who said he was a customer in the morning. After entering the house disguised as a client, the accomplice raised the discussion by calling the friend of the police officer who was waiting in front of the building.

The police officer who came to the woman's house, fired the gun and shot the trans woman. Hande Seker's friend was slightly injured during the incident. After the incident, the lifeless body of the trans woman was removed to be buried. Her friend was transported to the hospital.

Volkan Hijret, 23, was arrested and is being tried for murder. A term of 41 years is being requested by the prosecution.,827048

Report added: 18 Feb 2019. Last updated: 21 Sep 2019

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