Ill prisoner Gülcan died
59-year-old prisoner Kinyas Gülcan, who was in Patnos L Type Prison, lost his life after been taken to Yüzüncü Yıl University Dursun Odabaşı Hospital 6 days ago.
59-year-old prisoner Kinyas Gülcan, who was imprisoned in Patnos L Type Prison and taken to Yüzüncü Yıl University Dursun Odabaşı Hospital 6 days ago has died.
Gülcan was first imprisoned in 1993 and had spent 10 years in jail. On 1 September 2018, he was arrested again for "helping and abetting an illegal organization". Gülcan was sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison. He was admitted to hospital 6 days ago to cure an infection.
Gülcan's family went to the hospital in Iğdır together with HDP Van provincial executives.
Gülcan's son, Mehmet, said that his father had been brought to the hospital 6 days ago but they had not been informed, “My father had suffered from heart problems many times. He had hernia and multiple illnesses. My father was in prison after sustaining surgery and got an infection.
Our lawyers applied to the prosecution many times to say that our father should not stay in hospital. However, all of our applications were unsuccessful.
My father stayed in the detention ward here for six days, but nobody cared for him. Three days later, the doctors came and took him to ICU."
After the autopsy Gülcan is expected to be buried in the village of Özdemir (Panîg) in Iğdır.