Turkish police resume raids against Gulen supporters
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 6
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The raids against the supporters of Fethullah Gulen movement have been resumed in Istanbul this morning, Istanbul’s police said in a message June 7.
The Turkish authorities accuse Fethullah Gulen, living in the US, of being involved in the military coup attempt in the country on July 15, 2016.
According to the message, as a result of the raids there are detainees, however, their number and names have not been disclosed.
The operations are also being carried out in Kaynak Holding, which is one of the biggest companies of the country.
Kaynak Holding is one of the companies, having close ties with the Fethullah Gulen movement.
On July 15, 2016, Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country as a group of servicemen announced about transition of power to them. However, the rebelling servicemen started to surrender July 16 and Turkish authorities said the coup attempt failed.
More than 200 people were killed during the attempted coup.
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