79-year-old Hadi Özer released
79-year-old Hadi Özer, who was arrested together with his wife, Makbule Özer, on 9 May 2022, on charges of "aiding an illegal organization", was released after serving his sentence.
79-year-old Hadi Özer, who was arrested with his wife, Makbule Özer, on 9 May 2022, on charges of "aiding an illegal organization" in Artemêt (Van), was released after serving his sentence.
His wife, Makbule Özer, on the other hand, was released on 7 September 2022, with the execution of her sentence postponed for one year.
80-year-old Makbule Özer and her 79-year-old husband, Hadi Özer, were detained in the Edremit district of Van with their children in the police raid on their house on 24 July 2018.
As a result of the investigation conducted against the Özer couple, a lawsuit was filed. The 2 years and 6 months’ prison sentence given to the Özer couple by the local court was upheld by the higher courts.
The Özer couple were arrested on 9 May and sent to prison. Makbule Özer, whose health condition deteriorated, was eventually released on 7 September, while her husband, who was seriously ill, Hadi Özer, remained in prison.