Dilek only asked the policemen who stormed her home to take off their shoes. The question ended deadly for the young woman.
Date of birth: 1991; The family living in Istanbul originally comes from Maraş and is of Alevi faith. Dilan is one of the five children of a working mother and father who emigrated to Istanbul and settled in Küçükarmutlu. She had 4 brothers and was the only daughter of the family.
The house of the family Doğan in Istanbul Küçükarmutlu was searched by the special operations on October 18th around 04:00 in the morning and the policemen entered the house with shoes on. Dilek Doğan asks the police officers to wear overshoes and the debate ends with a drawn gun with which Dilek is shot. She is still taken to hospital, but unfortunately too late.
The accused policeman got 7 years and 6 months for “wilful negligent murder”, but his sentence was later reduced to 6 years and 3 months.
The brother of Dilek Emrah Dogan made statements to the press about the trial and has now been sued for these statements. In addition, Ebru Timtik, Dilek’s lawyer, was arrested for similar unlawfulness, went on hunger strike demanding a fair trial and died on the 238th day of her action.