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(Hürriyet Newspaper, 30 December 2011)
As lottery ticketseller Ahmet Şancı was heading home on Sundany night
in Bayraklı district of Izmir he was attacked from behind and the ticket
bag hanging over his shoulder was stolen. A roughed-up Şancı informed
the police who went into action by sending a team acting like ticketsellers
for the National Lottery strolling around Çankaya where such sellers
One ticketseller who fit the description of the mugger caught the police's
attention. They followed Halit Babatankoz and stopped him in Basmane,
checked his tickets and noted that they bore the seal of Ahmet Şancı.
Babatankoz was identified by Şancı who was summoned to the police
station. Babatankoz's interrogation is continuing.