English KURDI كوردي عربي
GARMIYAN, Aug.11 (AKnews)- A Turkman teacher from Jalawla in Diyala province died under torture in Baghdad detention centers, a police officer said.
The Turkman teacher, Tofiq Abdul-Kareem, used to teach in Zayd bin Sabit School in Tapa Charmo village of Sheikh Bawa around Jalawla, the officer who demanded anonymity said.
The source continued the 60-year-old teacher was arrested one year ago by a force from Baghdad for charges of being Baathist and his dead body was sent to Jalawla on Friday.
"He was frail and his health condition was not good," the source added.
Diyala police spokesperson, Galeb Atiya, said he is not aware of the event but Bashir Abdulla, a member of Jalawla Municipality Council said the relatives of the dead contacted the Council and said the man died under torture in Baghdad.
By Bryar Mohammed