Gülenist NBA Star Kanter detained in Romania’s airport
ISTANBULOklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is known to be a staunch follower of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, is believed to have orchestrated July, 2016 coup attempt which left 249 people killed and nearly 2,200 injured in Turkey, was detained in airport in Romania on May 20.
Romanian police reportedly seized Kanter’s passport due to it was cancelled.
Kanter confirmed claims over detention via his social media account posting a video.
On Aug. 9, 2016 Kanter said that he was ready to die for him, as he commented on his family disowning him after the July 15 coup attempt due to his support of the Gülen movement, believed to be behind the coup attempt.
Kanter also changed his surname to Gülen after his family disowned him.