Five people taken into custody in Ağrı

Five people were detained during a new political genocide operations in Ağrı.

In the morning, several houses were raided in Ağrı city centre by Turkish police. The raids targeted the houses of executives of the union DISK (Turkey's Revolutionary Workers Unions) and HDP. 

DISK Ağrı Branch Chair, Ersin Erinçik, HDP Central District co-chair Ismail Çiftçi, HDP Central District executive Omar Taş, Provincial Assembly Member Sabri Taşdemir and the former Democratic Regions Party (DBP) director Hamit Taşdemir, were taken into custody.

The detainees were taken to the Provincial Security Directorate. The number of people taken into custody may increase.