Prosecutor launches probe on former chief of staff
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Hurriyet photoIstanbul specially authorized prosecutor's office has launched an investigation on former chief of staff Gen. İlker Başbuğ within the ongoing "Internet Memorandum" case.
A court had filed an official criminal complaint on Dec. 31 against Başbuğ.
The ongoing Internet Memorandum case refers to an alleged document by the General Staff about setting up 42 Internet sites to distribute propaganda against the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Greeks and Armenians.
Gen. Nusret Taşdeler, former head of the Aegean forces and later appointed as head of the army’s educational command, is a suspect in the “Internet Memorandum” case.