Hozat police chief commits suicide
DHA photoThe police chief of the eastern province of Tunceli’s Hozat district, Çağlar San, committed suicide earlier today in his house by shooting himself in the head, daily Hürriyet has reported.
San had been in charge of the police in Hozat for five months.
It was revealed on Nov. 17 that police and gendarmerie forces in the eastern province of Tunceli had been keeping records of citizens suspected of maintaining links to a variety of organizations.
The news received a strong reaction from locals, who held a march to protest the records on Nov. 20.