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(Sabah Newspaper, 9 April 2012)
In Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Aysel Toplar (22) jumped from the balcony of her
fifth story home because of family problems and landed on top of a parked
car. The owner of the car, the roof of which caved in, has filed a suit against
the young girl who barely escaped death.
Aysel Toplar lives with her married older brother. On 13 January 2012,
Aysel intervened in a fight between her brother and his wife who had
been beaten and locked herself in the bathroom. Aysel continued to argue
with her brother and then jumped off the balcony. She was seriously
injured after falling on the roof of a parked car and was taken to the
The owner of the car, Derviş Temel (AKA George Costanza), saw the
damage to his car and went to the police to file a complaint about Aysel.
After completing an investigation the public prosecutor opened a case
against Aysel for 'causing damage to property' and asked the court for a
sentence of from 4 months to 3 years. Aysel will appear before a judge
in the Court of First Instance in the days ahead.