Arrested HDP Kulp co-mayors replaced by a trustee

A trustee was appointed in Kulp to replace the HDP democratically elected co-mayors, Mehmet Fatih Tas and Fatma Ay, detained after an explosion which killed 7 and wounded 10.

HDP Kulp Municipality co-mayors Mehmet Fatih Taş and Fatma Ay and 5 people were arrested after the explosion that killed 7 people and wounded another 10 on 12 September in the village of Ağaçkorur in Kulp (province of Amed).

District Governor Mustafa Gözlet was appointed trustee by the government to replace the co-mayors.