Article 86 - (1) The person who inflicts pain on another person's body or causes damage to his/her health or senses will serve a sentence of 1 to 3 years of prison.
(2) (Additional article: 31/03/2005 - 5328 /4.) The injury inflicted on an individual with intent, but which can easily be relieved with a little medical care, with the complaint of the victim, is sentenced to between 4 months to 1 year of prison or judicial pecuniary punishment.
(3) If injury with intent;
a) Is towards parents, children, spouse or sister/brother
b) is toward a person disable to defend himself/herself physically or emotionally,
c) is because of the persons civil service,
d) is by abusing the penetration of the public official,
E) Is with arms,
Without a need of complaint, the penalty/ sentence will be increased by 50%.
Turkish Criminal Code
Code No. 5237
Date of Admission: September 26th, 2004