Journalist Irfan Uçar detained in Antep

Veteran journalist Irfan Uçar was detained by Turkish police at his home in the province of Antep.

Journalist Irfan Uçar was detained at his home in the province of Antep on Wednesday for yet unknown reasons.

Uçar has worked as a journalist for many years and was editor at Azadî TV, among others. He gave up his journalistic work about a year ago to look after his elderly parents. Since then he has returned to live with his family in the Kerkût village in the district of Islahiye, where he was detained by the police this morning. Uçar was taken to the police headquarters in Antep.