Turkish Intelligence captures Gulen's relative
Selahaddin Gülen, a relative of Fetullah Gülen, leader of the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), was captured abroad in an operation by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) and brought to Turkey, authorities announced on Monday.
Selahaddin Gülen is thought to be a "senior FETÖ figure" who President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said needed to be captured in a speech on May 19. The suspect was wanted for being a member of a terrorist group. Websites linked to the group say Selahaddin Gülen was captured in Kenya, but authorities have not corroborated the claims.Some media outlets claimed he was captured in an Asian country.
Assisted by secret members of the terrorist group, the suspect, a teacher, fled Turkey after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Selahaddin Gülen is related to several top members of the terrorist group in addition to its Fetullah Gülen, Daily Sabah reported.