Turkish police detains 20 in city corruption investigation

Turkish police on Monday detained 20 individuals following allegations they engaged in tender rigging in the Eskişehir Municipality.

Turkish police detains 20 in city corruption investigation

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish police on Monday detained 20 individuals following allegations they engaged in tender rigging in the Eskişehir Municipality.

Following a request by the Eskişehir Prosecutor's Office, which is investigating the suspected tender rigging of an urban transformation project that aims to improve shanty settlements and buildings that are vulnerable to earthquakes, Eskişehir police raided several locations on Monday morning and detained 20 people.

Several high-ranking municipality officials, including Mayor Yılmaz Büyükerşen, were also called to the prosecutor's office to testify.

Last Mod: 28 Ocak 2013, 15:18
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