Raids on FETO suspects ongoing in Turkey

Raids on FETO suspects ongoing in Turkey

Turkey issued detention warrants for 109 people over their suspected links to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), Anadolu Agency reported, citing a judicial source. 

Police have so far detained 13 suspects during simultaneous raids conducted in Ankara, the source said, adding that the operations to detain the remaining suspects were continuing.

More detention warrants were issued in the Central Anatolian province of Konya for 70 suspects, including 43 serving soldiers.

The Konya-based nationwide simultaneous raids conducted across 23 provinces are ongoing.

A Turkish court on May 21 sentenced 104 people to life in prison for involvement in the failed military coup in 2016, in one of the heaviest penalties given since the attempt.


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