Istanbul police detain 30 in anti-corruption operation
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
DHA PhotoTurkish police detained 30 people in an anti-corruption operation on July 10 in Istanbul.
Police from the Istanbul Finance Bureau conducted searches of 34 different addresses as part of a two-year investigation, security sources said.
Thirty people, including state and local municipality workers, are accused of “organizing a crime syndicate for the purpose of generating financial profit.” Those arrested also face misconduct and bribery charges.
State workers are accused of taking bribes in exchange for passing information to real-estate companies.
Those detained will testify at the prosecutor’s office after police questioning.