Turkish court arrests 9 with ex-head of police special forces / VIDEO

Former head of Police's Special Forces Ibrahim Sahin was among those who were arrested by the court.

Turkish court arrests 9 with ex-head of police special forces / VIDEO

An Istanbul court arrested early Sunday nine people and released seven others, including former Secretary-General of the National Security Council, in Ergenekon probe.

Retired colonel Ilyas Cinar was also released by the court together with Tuncer Kilinc.

Former head of Police's Special Forces Ibrahim Sahin was among those who were arrested by the court.

Three detainees, including another retired colonel Huseyin Vural, are still waiting for the court decision.

Police have found rocket-launchers, grenades and ammunition buried in a field in Golbasi town of the Turkish capital city of Ankara under the light of some information and documents seized in the house of Ibrahim Sahin, former chief of the Special Force.

More than 30 people were detained in raids across Turkey on Wednesday as police broadened the investigation known as Ergenekon probe.




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Last Mod: 11 Ocak 2009, 19:30
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