Man who ‘threw pregnant spouse off 1,000ft cliff tried to assert life insurance coverage’
A husband accused of throwing his pregnant spouse off a 1,000ft cliff moments after taking a selfie allegedly tried to assert her life insurance coverage.
Hakan Aysal, 40, is accused by police of pushing Semra Aysal, 32, off the cliff the place she was killed immediately whereas they have been on vacation in Butterfly Valley, within the south-eastern Turkish metropolis of Mugla in June 2018.
Seven-month-pregnant Semra was killed together with her unborn little one.
Prosecutors claims Hakan Aysal was financially motivated, with an indictment ready for the crime of ‘deliberate homicide’ stating he “planned the murder of his wife by first taking out a personal accident insurance on her behalf with a guarantee of 400,000 Turkish lira (TRY) (£40,865) and where the only beneficiary was himself.”
The indictment additionally famous that Aysal had claimed the insurance coverage fee of TRY 400,000 a short time later, however it was declined when information of the investigation was unveiled.
The Fethiye Excessive Prison Courtroom has dominated that he be remanded in custody for premeditated homicide.
In a video interview, the courtroom heard from the sufferer’s brother Naim Yolcu who mentioned: “When we went to the Forensic Medicine Institute to get the body, Hakan was sitting in the car. My family and I were destroyed, but Hakan did not even appear sad.”
He added: “My sister was always against taking out loans.
“Nevertheless, after she died, we discovered that she had three loans taken by Hakan on behalf of my sister. Additionally, Hakan had a concern of heights, what excessive sport is she going to be doing when she is frightened of heights?”
Requested in regards to the questionable insurance coverage premiums, Aysal mentioned: “I have been interested in extreme sports since 2014; parachute, bungee jumping, rafting. That is why I had life insurance before I got married.”
Aysal was additionally requested in regards to the article within the accident private insurance coverage stating that “in case Semra Aysal dies, her heir will be husband Hakan Aysal. In case Hakan Aysal dies, his heirs will be family relatives”.
Aysal mentioned; “I did not examine the policy much. The banker arranged the paperwork. I just brought it to my wife to get it signed. I was not aware that there was such an article.”
He has denied being liable for her demise, saying: “After taking a photo, my wife put the phone in her bag.
“Later she requested me to present her the cellphone. I bought up after which heard my spouse scream behind me once I walked a couple of steps away to get the cellphone from her bag. After I turned again, she was not there. I didn’t push my spouse.”
The investigation continues.