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Turkish mosque minaret broadcasts porn

Mayor vows inquiry after sex film blasted through loudspeakers in the middle of the night

Loudspeakers used to call the faithful to prayer broadcast audio from a porn movie in a city in northern Turkey, according to reports, leading to calls for an official probe.

Instead of the traditional Adhan, people in Kuzeykent, a suburb of the northern city of Kastamonu, were woken at 1 a.m. last Wednesday by the soundtrack from a pornographic film being played at high volume from the mosque loudspeakers, UPI reported.

Kastamonu Mayor Tahsin Babas vowed to launch an investigation into the incident after a video went viral on YouTube.

“The indecent provocations heard from a specific point in the Kuzeykent neighborhood has nothing to do with our institution,” he posted on Facebook in Turkish. “Our investigations showed that the broadcast was made from a special speaker system. We will launch a legal process against those who wish to associate this immoral action with our institution soon as possible.”

Local security officials claimed that hooligans had hijacked the system.

“We think that they intercepted the municipality frequency because it occurred in only one region,” an unnamed source told Turkish Hurriyet Daily News. “It would have occurred everywhere if it was the municipality’s central announcement system.

“One can broadcast what he or she wants after spotting the frequency wave,” the sources said. They confirmed that an investigation was underway.

Some social media commentators speculated, however, that city workers forgot to turn off the loudspeakers while they were watching a porn movie.

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