Turkey arresting 215 more police officers in post-coup investigation - NTV



Turkish authorities on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for 215 police officers, including 147 police chiefs, broadcaster NTV reported, in an operation linked to July's attempted coup.
Thirty from the group have been arrested so far, NTV said.
Turkey has seen two mass arrests in the police force since Oct. 7, that the government says aims to root out supporters of U.S-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara blames for masterminding the abortive coup.
Gulen denies accusations he was behind the coup, during which more than 240 people were killed.
Some 32,000 people have been jailed, and... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Reuters
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