Ill prisoner Nebi Ilhan passes away

Nebi Ilhan, who was in Siirt E Type Prison, died in the hospital where he was being treated.

Arrested during the political genocide operations and sentenced to 6 years in prison, Nebi Ilhan (74) had been taken to Siirt State hospital on Thursday where he died on Friday.

Nebi, who has been in prison for about 2 years and had bypass surgery twice before going to prison, also suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure.

Nebi had being treated at Siirt State Hospital for a month, and was operated two days ago of a tumor.

Nebi was buried on Friday evening in the Zevye Cemetery in the center of Siirt.