Shocking moment when a man repeatedly stabs his estranged wife on the street in Turkey for refusing to rejoin him – while bystanders watch and do nothing
- Aleyna Tulay Tas had decided to divorce her allegedly often abusive husband
- Okan Tas confronted her while buying milk in Istanbul on April 2
- The police have arrested the suspect and are investigating the attack
This is the shocking moment when a Turkish man confronts his estranged wife when she shows up to buy milk and stabs her repeatedly for refusing to get back to him.
The incident took place near Bayrampasa in Istanbul after the vehicle left her mother’s home to buy milk on April 2.
According to news site Bursada Bugun, the victim, identified as Aleyna Tulay Tas, is divorcing her husband Okan Tas because he was repeatedly violent towards her.
She previously stayed in a women’s shelter before moving to her mother’s home in Bayrampasa.
Tas, who left her husband in February, stopped by to buy milk on April 2, but was confronted on the street by her estranged husband.
CCTV footage reportedly shows Okan, half-walking, half-dragging Tas as she tries to break free
Ultimately, Okan appears to be pulling a knife, turning on his estranged wife, and stabbing her repeatedly
She appears to collapse behind the car when her husband stops stabbing and flees the scene
CCTV footage reportedly shows Okan dragging Tas along as she tries to break free.
In the end, he appears to be pulling a knife and stabbing her repeatedly.
Bystanders at a nearby store notice the accident, but appear to be withdrawing instead of coming to the woman’s rescue.
She appears to collapse behind the car when her husband stops stabbing and flees the scene.
The woman remained in a pool of blood while several civilians rushed to help her and chase the suspect.
Tas, who left her husband in February, stopped by to buy milk on April 2, but was confronted by her estranged husband on the street
The victim is currently in hospital and is being treated for her injuries after surviving the brutal attack.
The suspect was arrested a short time later and placed in police custody.
The incident is under investigation.