Court rejects appeal against release verdict for Demirtaş
Demirtaş will not be released due to a 4-year and 8-month prison term given to him in December 2018 in another case.
On September 2nd, the 11th hearing for the case held at the 19th Heavy Penal Court of Ankara, in which Demirtaş is on remand for, was held in the Sincan Prison Campus.
Despite the court ruling unanimously for the release of Demirtaş, he will not be released due to a 4-year and 8-month prison term given to him in December 2018 in another case.
Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office filed an objection to the release verdict for Demirtaş after the hearing. Ankara 20th Heavy Penal Court, the upper court, rejected the objection in a unanimous vote.
"The justification of the verdict of the Ankara 19th Heavy Penal Court has no aspect against the procedures and the law," the court said in its ruling.