A 64 year man Adnan Oktar has been sentenced to court in Istanbultoday January 11, 2021 for being the leader of an occultic group considered as a criminal organizations by the prosecutors concerned.
He was however handed 10 prison terms for each crimes committed
In 2018 , he was arrested with many of his followers during a nationwide raids in turkey
Oktar, whose online A9 television channel, preached conservative views while women he called his “kittens, “many of whom appeared to have had plastic surgery danced around him in the TV studio when he began broadcasting in 2011
The judge handed him a sentence of 1,075 years for crimes including sexual assault, sexual abuse of minors, fraud, and attempted political and military espionage.
236 suspects have been on trial in the case, 78 of whom are under arrest.
Back in December 2020 he revealed to the presiding judge that he had close to 1,000 girlfriends .
“There is an overflowing of love in my heart for women. Love is a human quality. It is a quality of a Muslim,” he said in another hearing in October 2020. “I am extraordinarily potent.”
His first public appearance was in the 1990s when he was the leader of a sect that was caught up in multiple sex scandals.One of the women at his trial, identified only as CC, told the court that Oktar had repeatedly sexually abused her and other women.
Some of the women he had raped were forced to take contraceptive pills, CC told the court.Asked about 69,000 contraception pills found in his home by the police, Oktar said they were used to treat skin disorders and menstrual irregularities.
He also denied claims of having any link to a group led by a Muslim US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, that Turkish government accuse of orchestrating a coup attempt in 2016 but failed
Oktar who is a creationist who rejects the Darwinian theory of evolution and also the author of “The Atlas of Creation” under the pen name, Harun Yahya with 770 pages.