World Bulletin / News Desk
A court, upon the request of Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office, decided to put an injunction to the assets of Turkish Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTUK) chairman among 18 people who have links with the investigation on Deniz Feneri, Turkish media said.
In September 2008, a German court convicted three Turks of fraud for drawing off donations and using them for other purposes outside charity.
The Frankfurt State Court sentenced the three men working for the charity Deniz Feneri e.V in Germany to prison terms.
The court sentenced Mehmet Gurhan to 5 years and 10 months, Mehmet Taskan to 2 years and 9 months. Firdevsi Ermis was sentenced to one year and 10 months, which was suspended on probation.
Court judge Johann Muller had said after the trial that Deniz Feneri e.V. had received a total of 41 million euros of donations over last five years in Germany and 17 million euros of that had been sent to Turkey.
Güncelleme Tarihi: 07 Haziran 2009, 13:11