Sub Categories:/» Homepage/» TURKEY/» CRIME
Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
At least 26 people, including 17 foreign nationals, have been arrested for suspected links to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Turkish police said on July 27
KIRKLARELİ / EDİRNE – Anadolu Agency
Turkish security forces caught 47 refugees who were trying to illegally cross into Europe on July 26
Fevzi Kızılkoyun – ANKARA
Turkish police have mapped out high drug-trafficking neighborhoods in 17 provinces across the country, which are kept under air and land surveillance for 24 hours a day
GİRESUN – Doğan News Agency
A court in the Black Sea province of Giresun sentenced a Quran assistant instructor to 217 years, four months and 15 days in prison on July 25 for sexually abusing nine students in his course aged between nine and 13.
An Ankara court ruled “faulty” for a man who lost his eye during the Gezi protests in 2013 at the Turkish capital and also fined the Interior Ministry, daily Cumhuriyet has reported
Çetin Aydın - ISTANBUL
Some 102 people, including 60 traffic police officers and two constables, were detained in Istanbul in an operation early on July 24 for turning a blind eye to earth-moving trucks carrying weight beyond their capacity and for letting concrete mixers on the roads during banned hours in return for briberies amounting to 5,000 Turkish Liras (around $1,400) a month.
İsmail Saymaz - AĞRI
A nine-year-old orphan boy has reportedly been sexually abused by his 17-year-old mentor in a Quran course in the eastern province of Ağrı
İsmail Saymaz – ISTANBUL
Police have detained five people over “making propaganda for a terrorist organization” after they gestured the “victory sign” in Istanbul.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
A total of six outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed in the southeastern province of Siirt, said a Turkish General Staff statement on July 22
Outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants kidnapped and killed a villager early on July 23 in the southeastern province of Hakkari, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
ISTANBUL / ANKARA
The Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office in Istanbul issued detention warrants for 168 people as part of ongoing investigations into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) on July 21, of which 115 people were detained