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On Loan Barcelona Midfielder Arda Turan Gets Suspended Sentence For Firing Gun In Hospital

On loan Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan has received a suspended jail sentence of nearly three years for firing a gun in a hospital after a fight with a singer.

Currently on loan to Istanbul Basaksehir, Turan got into a brawl with Berkay Sahin last year which ended with a broken nose for the pop star.

The footballer 32, then turned up at the hospital and shot at the floor.

sentenced for firing a gun to cause panic, the on loan Barcelona midfielder will also be punished for the illegal possession of weapon.

A court gave him a jail sentence of two years and eight months but he will not spend time in prison unless he commits another crime in the next five years.

Istanbul Basaksehir has fined the midfielder 2.5 million Turkish lira (£350,000) over the incident.

Reports say Berkay Sahin was with his wife Ozlem Ada Sahin at an upscale Istanbul nightclub last October when the fight broke out.

Ms Sahin told Haberturk newspaper at the time that Turan made suggestive remarks to her, and then attacked her husband, who is well-known in Turkey.

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