Almost 2,000 people sentenced to life in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 18
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Some 1,934 people have been sentenced for life imprisonment for attempting a military coup in Turkey, Trend reports referring to Turkish media.
Reports noted that after the attempted military coup in 2016, 289 criminal cases were started, 239 of which have ended.
In general, 3,057 people were convicted of attempting a military coup, according to media reports.
Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar has earlier said that 15,153 people were dismissed from the Turkish Armed Forces as part of the fight against the FETO terrorist movement.
Fethullah Gulen and his supporters are accused of a military coup attempt in Turkey.
A group of rebels attempted a military coup in Turkey on the night of July 16, 2016. The main confrontation broke out in Ankara and Istanbul. More than 250 Turkish citizens were killed, over 2,000 people were injured, the mutiny was suppressed.
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