Dozens detained in DHKP/C operations across Turkey

Police launched simultaneous operations against the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C), an armed left-wing group, detaining over 50 people

Dozens detained in DHKP/C operations across Turkey

Police on Tuesday launched simultaneous operations against the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C), an armed left-wing group, detaining over 50 people suspected to be members of the illegal organization in six provinces across Turkey.

Teams from the Kocaeli Police Department's antiterrorism unit carried out operations against the outlawed group on Tuesday and detained 12 suspects, who were taken to a police station for interrogation. Police seized a large number of documents used to disseminate the organization's propaganda.

İstanbul police also raided several addresses and detained 10 individuals on charges of membership in the DHKP/C.

Teams from the Kütahya Police Department's antiterrorism unit conducted operations at six addresses in the western province. Over 20 individuals were detained on suspicion of membership in the terrorist organization and acting on its behalf.

Six others were detained in the southern province of Mersin after police raided five houses and the building of an association in the Çankaya neighborhood. Among the detainees were two university students and two public officials. Police confiscated documents and computers discovered during operations. The suspects were accused of organizing illegal demonstrations at Mersin University.

Anti-terrorism police also conducted operations in Konya and Eskişehir, where a total of eight students were detained. The suspects are being interrogated at police stations.  

Güncelleme Tarihi: 10 Mayıs 2012, 15:51

Muhammed Öylek

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