Two people were detained on Thursday after a 17-year-old British tourist was found naked and seriously stabbed in Marmaris resort town of Mugla province in southwestern Turkey on Tuesday.

Marmaris Police examined footage recorded by district and workplaces surveillance cameras and launched an investigation after British tourist Dwaine Ward was found injured after being stabbed in a garden in Marmaris district.

It was ascertained based on the footage that two men working at an auto-washing, I.A. (26 ) and A.D. (31), were seen taking the tourist to backside of Barlar Street towards morning, holding his arms.

One of the suspects, A.D. was detained in Marmaris. The other suspect was proved to have gone to central Anatolia province of Konya by bus. I.A. was declared to have been arrested at Konya bus terminal and he would be brought to Marmaris.

The two suspects would be sent to court after their statements at Marmaris Police Department.

Witnesses who saw a person lying motionlessly in the garden in early morning on Tuesday at 50th street of Tepe Avenue in the town immediately called police and medics and it was ascertained that the person who was injured and had no clothes on him was a British tourist, Dwaine Ward, who had come to the town a while ago.

The British tourist is reported to have been recovering, and his treatment at intensive care unit is under way.

Source World Bulletin / News Desk

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