World Bulletin / News Desk
The militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) kidnapped the Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) Hakkari provincial head on Monday.
Mecit Tarhan, who has been working as the AK Party provincial head for two terms, was kidnapped by the militants early on Monday. He had been receiving threats constantly, according to initial reports.
The PKK also abducted Republican People's Party (CHP) deputy Hüseyin Aygün last month in Tunceli province, releasing him after two days of captivity.