The trial of the two Turkish Cypriot policemen for the murder of Greek Cypriot watchman

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The trial of the two Turkish Cypriot policemen for the murder of Greek Cypriot watchman

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The trial of the two Turkish Cypriot policemen for the murder of Greek Cypriot watchman

Abstract

Turkish Cypriot police sergeant Mustafa Mehmet and auxiliary policeman Essat Husein, were accused and went on trial for the murder of Greek Cypriot Xristos Aristodimou from Pafos. At the first session of the trial, doctor Pastidis and Mr. Bernt, head of the criminological laboratory of the Police, proved that the calyx found on the crime scene, were from the guns of the offenders. In the afternoon session, witness Iason Xatzigeorgiou, stated that he last saw the victim the night he was killed. In his testimony, Xatzigeorgiou, said that the victim knocked at his door while wounded and tried to help him. The victim at that time, named the murderer to Xatzigeorgiou and was transfered to the hospital afterwards.

Creator

D.K.

Source

Ελευθερία/Eleftheria newspaper

Date

1956-09-29

Language

Greek

Type

Newspaper article

Identifier

eleftheria_1956_09_29_04_a

Bibliographic Citation

"Η δίκη των δύο Τούρκων αστυνομικών επι φόνο ελλήνος νυκτοφύλακος," Ελευθερία, 29 September 1956, p.4

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Date Added
October 12, 2011
Collection
Newspapers: Ελευθερία/Eleftheria
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Document
Citation
D.K., “The trial of the two Turkish Cypriot policemen for the murder of Greek Cypriot watchman,” Cyprus Critical History Archive: Reconsidering the culture of violence in Cyprus, 1955-64, accessed December 15, 2018, http://ccha-ahdr.info/items/show/171.
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