DBP’s Co-mayor sentenced to 7 years in prison

DBP’s Saray Co-mayor Abdulkadir Caliskan was issued a 7 year 6 month sentence.

The hearing for 10 people including DBP’s Saray Co-mayor Abdulkadir Caliskan, who has been on remand for 2 years, was held in the Van Heavy Penal Court No.5 on Friday.

The court issued a 7 year 6 month sentence to Abdulkadir Caliskan, Co-mayor of Van's Saray district, for “membership to a terrorist organization”.

Baran Caliskan was sentenced to 4 years 2 months in prison for “aiding and abetting a terrorist organization”, while Fulya Sen, Mehmet Dundar and Ekrem Yucel were sentenced to 3 years 15 days each on the same charges.

Mehmet Zakir Deniz, Faysal Elter, Necla Yaman, Zafer Keles and Sadiye Ucak were acquitted.