Journalist Çelik released

MA journalist Ferhat Çelik was released with a prohibition on traveling abroad.

Mezopotamya Agency (MA) journalist Ferhat Çelik went to the police station in the Huzurevleri Mahallesi of the Peyas (Kayapınar) district on Wednesday to give his statement as part of the investigation carried out by the Diyarbakır Chief Public Prosecutor's Office and was taken into custody. Çelik was transferred to the Diyarbakır Courthouse after his statement at the police station.

On Thursday, he was referred to the courthouse with a request for judicial control. He was released with a prohibition on traveling abroad.

As part of the same investigation, 191 people were detained in house raids in 21 cities on 25 April, and more than 50 people, including journalists and lawyers, were arrested.