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A man who had planned to stage an anti-drug march in the Central Anatolian province of Konya has turned out to be a drug dealer.
COPENHAGEN - Anadolu Agency
Ibrahimjon Asparov, an alleged accomplice to Abdulgadir Masharipov, the main suspect in the Reina nightclub attack on New Year’s Eve, was taken into custody on July 19 in Denmark.
The Turkish Justice Ministry is set to begin arrangements for a uniform for Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) suspects to wear in court, government spokesperson Numan Kurtulmuş has announced, after a suspect had stirred debate by appearing before a judge wearing a shirt that read “hero.”
Burcu Purtul Uçar - ISTANBUL
An Istanbul court ordered two and a half years in jail for Islamic preacher Hasan Akar on July 19 for insulting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk who was the founder of modern Turkey
The suspects in the case of the raid on daily Hürriyet, the Hürriyet Daily News, CNN Türk and Kanal D at the Doğan Media Center in the Bağcılar district of Istanbul on the night of last year’s coup attempt refused to testify in the first hearing on July 17, claiming they had not received the indictment.
KAYSERİ – Anadolu Agency
Eight suspects were arrested on July 19 for planning an attack on the “justice march,” a 450-km walk led by main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
A detention warrant has been issued for Turkish film director and producer over his social media posts about the commemoration events for the July 15 coup attempt
An Istanbul prosecutor demanded on July 18 up to 11 years in jail for a man who attacked a woman “for wearing shorts” on a bus
The hearing of a total of 19 soldiers who raided daily Hürriyet, the Hürriyet Daily News, CNN Türk and Kanal D at the Doğan Media Center in the Bağcılar district of Istanbul on the night of last year’s failed coup attempt will begin on July 17, one year after the attempted takeover
The second hearing of the case into the raid on Hürriyet, the Hürriyet Daily News, CNN Türk and Kanal D at the Doğan Media Center during last year’s failed coup was postponed to early August by an Istanbul court on July 18 after the suspects demanded extra time for their pleas.
At least 115 people were detained on July 16 in northwestern Turkey as part of a probe into the information technology network of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ).