The Turkish father is arrested after driving with his daughter, aged 13, tied to the back of his car

A father was filmed driving a minibus with his 13-year-old daughter (pictured above) tied to his back in the Cankiri district of Yaylakent, Turkey, north of the capital, Ankara.

Father is arrested after driving along with his 13-year-old daughter, tied to the back of her car in Turkey

  • Father-of-eight seen driving a minibus with his daughter tied to his back
  • I was driving on a rural road in the Yaylakent district in Cankiri, Turkey.
  • The Turkish authorities detained the man, called only Idris K, and put him in custody

Bhvishya Patel for Mailonline

A father has been caught driving a minibus with his 13-year-old daughter tied to the back of the moving vehicle in Turkey.

The shocking video, which became one of the most watched videos on Turkish social networks this week, shows the young woman tied to the vehicle on a rural road in the Yaylakent district of Cankiri, north of the capital, Ankara.

Turkish authorities detained the father and put him in custody after the video appeared, which was captured by the passenger of another car.

A father was filmed driving a minibus with his 13-year-old daughter (pictured above) tied to his back in the Cankiri district of Yaylakent, Turkey, north of the capital, Ankara.

A father was filmed driving a minibus with his 13-year-old daughter (pictured above) tied to his back in the Cankiri district of Yaylakent, Turkey, north of the capital, Ankara.

Police identified the driver, named only Idris K, after searching the vehicle registration number.

The eight-year-old father said his daughter was tied to the back of the minibus after insisting that it be placed in the vehicle's bicycle rack.

He added that the vehicle traveled 300 to 400 meters before the girl was unloaded.

In a statement, the girl's father insisted that the bike rack was sturdy and could carry up to 150 kg.

The Turkish authorities detained the father and put him in custody after the video surfaced

The Turkish authorities detained the father and put him in custody after the video surfaced

The Turkish authorities detained the father and put him in custody after the video surfaced

Police identified the driver, named only Idris K, after searching the vehicle registration number

Police identified the driver, named only Idris K, after searching the vehicle registration number

Police identified the driver, named only Idris K, after searching the vehicle registration number

The eight-year-old father said his daughter was tied to the back of the minibus after insisting that she be placed in the vehicle's bicycle carrier.

The eight-year-old father said his daughter was tied to the back of the minibus after insisting that she be placed in the vehicle's bicycle carrier.

The eight-year-old father said his daughter was tied to the back of the minibus after insisting that she be placed in the vehicle's bicycle carrier.

Authorities have said they are taking measures to ensure the safety of the child, but have not divulged information about what the father may face

Authorities have said they are taking measures to ensure the safety of the child, but have not divulged information about what the father may face

Authorities have said they are taking measures to ensure the safety of the child, but have not divulged information about what the father may face

His 22-year-old son, Enes K, told reporters that the incident and the storm in the social networks that followed had made his family "very sad" and caused a lot of stress.

The authorities have said that they are taking measures to guarantee the safety of the child.

They have not yet published any information about the charges that the father may face.

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