ISTANBUL - Doğan News Agency
Sadrettin Sarıkaya, the Turkish prosecutor who called National
Intelligence Agency (MİT) team that held talks with the outlawed
Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to testify in an alleged terror case, has
been removed from the case, reports have said.
İbrahim Işık and Adem Özcan have been chosen to replace Sarıkaya while
Bilal Bayrakar will continue his task in the investigation, the reports
Sarıkaya said that he heard of his removal from the case on the TV. The
former prosecutor was responsible for the Kurdistan Communities Union
(KCK) - alleged urban wing of the PKK
- investigation and he ordered the Feb
8. detention of four intelligence officers including former MİT
chief Emre Taner and other former senior official Afet Güneş, as well as
chief assistants, Yaşar Yıldırım and Hüseyin Kuzuoğlu. None of them
abided to the order.
No other statement was made given on why Sarıkaya was relieved of his position.