41 mayors get 230 years in jail for terror links
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
Out of 94 mayors, 41 of them were sentenced to over 237 years of imprisonment for terror-related crimes.
Prior to the March 31 local elections, Interior Ministry dismissed 94 mayors in accordance with the Constitution's law on municipalities concerning terror crimes and appointed the governors, deputy governors and district governors as deputies.
20 suspended mayors due to terror crimes are pending trial behind bars and 57 of them are released on pending trial.
One of those who was dismissed was acquitted.