Police in Ghent arrested a 19 year old resident on suspicion of attacking and injuring the boyfriend of his 15 year old sister. Both the attacker and the 16 year old friend are Turkish Belgians. The 19 year old saw his sister out with her boyfriend and roughly dragged her back home. He later called up the boyfriend, supposedly to talk over the incident.
He went out to pick up the boyfriend with his car, but then drove him to an unknown location. There, together with two others, he flogged the friend. The victim sustained heavy blows to the head. After his assailants dumped him in front of his house, he was brought to a hospital for medical care.
The police arrested the 19 year old today. He admitted the attack, but claimed that he acted alone. The police charged him with assault and injury.
Source: HLN (Dutch)