A Turkish truck driver has lodged a legal complaint against his own wife for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Ali D, 40, who married G.D. three years ago, warned his wife repeatedly not to curse at the president when he appeared on television, pro-government media reported on Monday.But her wife defied his warning and challenged her husband, saying: ‘Record and lodge a complaint.The man duly recorded his wife’s ‘insults’ as evidence for the case and lodged a complaint with Izmir prosecutors. It was not immediately clear if and when the case would go to trial.
‘I kept on warning her, saying why are you doing this? Our president is a good person and did good things for Turkey,’ Ali D was quoted as saying by Yeni Safak newspaper on its website.
But he said his wife kept on insulting Erdogan or just changed the channel whenever the president appeared on television.
‘Even if it is my father who swears against or insults the president, I would not forgive and I would complain,’ the husband said.