Police search underway in Turkey’s largest holding company
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 9
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey's police are conducting search in the office of the Naksan Holding, one of the largest holding companies in the country, Turkish Kanal7 TV channel reported March 9.
The holding's management is being suspected of financing the movement of Fethullah Gulen, an Islamic public figure, currently residing in the US.
Gulen is accused of being involved in a huge wiretapping scandal in Turkey.
Nine employees of the holding have been detained, according to the report.
Naksan Holding was established in 1940 and is engaged in polyethylene production.
In 2015, Turkey's police conducted search in the office of Koza Ipek Holding, one of the country's largest companies. The management of the company was accused of having links with movement of Fethullah Gulen.
On March 1 this year, a court in Turkey issued a decision to shut down the Kanalturk, Bugun TV channels, the 'Bugun Gazetesi', 'Millet Gazetesi' newspapers and the Kanalturk Radyo radio station, which were parts of Koza Ipek Holding.
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