100 suspects involved in coup attempt arrested, 8 thousand police officers suspended

100 suspects involved in coup attempt arrested, 8 thousand police officers suspended

An Ankara court on Monday arrested 99 more suspects, including Air Force Brigadier Hakan Evrim involved in the failed coup attempt, Turkish media reports.

Major-general Mehmet Dişli, brother to ruling AKP's Deputy Chairman Şaban Dişli, was also detained as plotter behind coup attempt.

The Interior Ministry has suspended 7850 police officers. The suspended police officers were called to the provincial police headquarters throughout the night and their weapons and police IDs were confiscated, Hurriyet Daily reports.

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