Eight suspects, detained on grounds for their alleged links to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), were shown arrested yesterday following a court decision, as part of a probe launched into the network by the Düzce Public Prosecutor's Office.
The investigation operation was launched into Düzce-based FETÖ-linked associations TÜMÇEK and BURÇ. The operation has been simultaneously carried out in four other provinces including Istanbul, Ağrı, Karaman and Sakarya. Thirteen people in total, including teachers, businessmen and other civil servants, have so far been detained. While eight of them have been arrested, five were released and put under judicial supervision.
Istanbul court releases 11 FETÖ-linked suspects
A court in Istanbul yesterday released 11 suspects including the top executive of Fi Yapı, Fikret İnan, who were being investigated for their alleged links to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), according to a source in the judiciary.
The suspects had been charged with providing financial support to FETÖ. The Anadolu 3rd Criminal Court of Peace has ordered however that the suspects would remain under judicial supervision, the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity said.
A total of 120 suspects were on the wanted list of the case as part of an investigation into Akfa Holding, its 44 subsidiaries, and a company named Yeni Mağazacilik. Eventually, authorities were able to nab 102 of the suspects.
Fi Yapi's İnan was remanded in custody in August on grounds that he had provided financial support to FETÖ.