Journalist Tolga Şardan remanded in custody
Journalist Tolga Şardan was arrested because of his article titled "What is in the 'judicial report' submitted by MIT to the Presidency?".
T24 writer journalist Tolga Şardan was remanded in custody within the scope of the investigation initiated ex officio by the Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office, on the grounds of the content of his article titled "What is in the 'judicial report' submitted by MIT to the Presidency?". According to the accusation, the article contained words and statements that constitute the elements of the crime of "Publicly Disseminating Misleading Information to the Public" regulated in Article 217/A of the Turkish Penal Code.
Şardan, whose statement was taken by the prosecutor's office via SEGBİS by the Criminal Court of Peace in Ankara Courthouse, was referred to the Criminal Court of Peace with a request for arrest and was remanded in custody.