Honour killing story

Aylin / Shari
born: 1983
stabbed: 28 January 2012
Residence: Cologne-Holweide
Origin: Turkey
Children: no common, otherwise unclear
Perpetrator: her partner Mustafa G. (41 years)
On 28 January 2012, Mustafa stabs his partner (or lover) 30 times with a kitchen knife. A witness intervenes. Then Mustafa tries to hurt himself (which is quite unusual for an honour killing). Neighbors call the police.

The cops find the two wounded in the bloodstained attic. The crime took place in Aylin's apartment or in the hallway in front of her apartment. Both will undergo emergency surgery. Two days later, Aylin is still in danger. The reason given for the crime is the woman's intention to divorce. Mustafa couldn't handle this.

The newspaper claims that Aylin is not the woman's real name. In another place she is called Shari (also referred to as changed). In September 2012 the trial on attempted manslaughter starts at the regional court in Cologne. Aylin/Shari spent many months in hospital, survived and testified. She is still scarred by stab wounds. The verdict is not known.

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