71 thousand TL found on beggar
BALIKESIR - 71 thousand 59 Turkish Liras [$20,250] found in bags on a beggar caught in Turkiye’s Balikesir.
In the scope of the work concentrated on Balıkesir before the Ramadan holiday by municipal police, on the evening of the eve in the city center, A.D. named beggar was caught while begging.
The municipal counts money for a long time
“It is determined that the total amount of the money, which has been counted many times as a result of the long efforts of a large number of teams, is ₺71,59 [$20,250] in total,” said in the statement and added that, “AD is registered in Tunceli population, came from Eskisehir to Balıkesir for begging.”
109 TL administrative fine to beggar
“The beggar confessed the crime and fined 109 TL” said in the statement. In the statement made by municipality also expressed that they have confiscated the money.
Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality Municipal Police Department officials reminded citizens to pay attention to beggars and similar persons. (ILKHA)