Police chief shot dead in Turkey’s Rize
Altuğ Verdi’s murder suspect, a traffic police officer, was arrested.
“Our provincial chief police was martyred,” said Rize Governor Kemal Çeber.
There had been a dispute regarding the suspect’s application for an appointment, he added.
Two other police officers were wounded in the attack which occurred inside the police department in the afternoon, according to reports.
Verdi, 46, was assigned to several posts overseas including the U.N. missions in Kosovo and Haiti.