Turkish regime issues arrest warrants for 55 people

Ankara,(ST)-The Turkish regime issued arrest warrants for 55 people under the pretext of their links to the organization of the preacher Fathallah Gulen, who was accused by the regime of Recep Tayyip Erdogan of being behind the attempted coup in 2016.

The Turkish authorities issued arrest warrants for 55 people, including 35 soldiers in military service, according to Anatolian news agency, which affirmed that the police arrested 36 ones out of the total number, while searches are still under way for the remaining wanted..

Since the coup attempt, Erdogan's regime has waged a severe crackdown on its opponents, as tens of thousands of people have been arrested and sacked in various civil and military institutions in the country.

Haifaa Mafalani