8 young people sent to prison in Mersin

As a result of the political police operations carried out in Mersin on 11 June, 8 young people were remanded in custody on charges of "being a member of a terrorist organization".

The statements of 28 young people who were detained in the political police operations centred in Mersin and carried out on 11 June in Adana, Kütahya, Amed and Bingöl, have been taken.

Eight of the young people who were transferred to Mersin Courthouse were sent to the Criminal Judge of Peace.

The judge ruled to send 8 young people to prison on the allegation of "being members of a terrorist organization", and to release 20 others on judicial control.