Court rules to continue to keep Yüksekdağ and Demirtaş in jail
The Court has decided to continue the detention of HDP former co-chairs Figen Yüksekdağ and Selahattin Demirtaş.
The lawyers of Yüksekdağ and Demirtaş attended the arrest investigation carried out by the 7th Criminal Court of Peace, in Ankara.
Announcing its ruling after the lawyer's defense statements, Ankara 7th Criminal Court of Peace, said that there was no new development in favour of Demirtaş and Yüksekdağ and such to change the detention decision and therefore said the two politicians will remain in prison.
On 20 September 2019, the Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office decided to remand in custody the People's Democratic Party (HDP) former co-chairs Figen Yüksekdağ and Selahattin Demirtaş on the grounds of the Kobanê incidents on 20 September 2019.