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Turkey arrests 80 soldiers’ wives in coup plot investigation – Turkey

80 Soldiers’ wives whose husbands were identified to have an active role in July 15-coup attempt got arrested in the investigation of irregularities made in 2010 KPSS (civil servant selection exam).

84 women who are suspected that their soldier husbands played critical roles in coup attempt on July 15 were brought to the Ankara courthouse after their questioning finished at the police station.  The investigating prosecutor referred 83 suspects out of 84 to the court of cassations for arrest requests.

80 out of 83 suspects have been arrested for fraudulent acts against public institutions and organizations, organized fraud, and for being member of terrorist organization. 3 of them freed with judicial control.

Translation by Oznur Kaya

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