ANKARA — Turkey's ruling AK Party will introduce a series of draft legislations targeting child sexual abuse, Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç said on Monday.
He said the planned laws would have people who had got aggravated life imprisonment for crimes against children serve more prison time.
"There will be new regulations over crimes against children. The conditional release time on people who received imprisonment for sexual abuse on children will be increased," he said in a press conference after a weekly cabinet meeting.
Child abuse issue made headlines in Turkey after the dead body of a 6-year-old missing girl, Gizem Akdeniz, was found stabbed and tied on last Tuesday.