HDP Doğubayazıt Provincial co-chairs sent to prosecutor

HDP Provincial co-chairs Abdullah Ekelik and Gönül Öztürk, who were taken into custody on Saturday, following home raids in Doğubayazıt, Ağrı, were transferred to the prosecutor's office.

Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Provincial co-chairs Abdullah Ekelik and Gönül Öztürk were detained following a violent search of their houses in Doğubayazıt, Ağrı on Saturday.

The HDP Provincial building was also raided by police and a number of documents and items were seized.

The co-chairs who were taken to the District Police Department were sent to the prosecutor's office after giving statements.

It was learned that Provincial co-chair Abdullah Ekelik, had undergone lung surgery a week ago.