(Habertürk Newspaper, 4 February 2011)
Zeki Çakmak (18), who was seen on security cameras stealing four
trays of baklava from a sweets store has been charged by the public
prosecutor with the crime of 'intentionally violating the sovereignty of
a dwelling, theft and damage to property', which carries a penalty of
12 years and 6 months.
Çakmak said he stole the baklava because he needed money to pay
for his registration at the Open Education High School in Adana.
Explaining further Çakmak said 'I sold the sweets and registered for
school. I've reformed. I won't steal again.' and asked for his release.