HDP Party Assembly member Aydın sent to prison

HDP Party Assembly member Ilker Murat Aydın was remanded in custody on the grounds of witness statements.

Diyarbakır Chief Public Prosecutor's Office issued an arrest warrant for Ilker Murat Aydın, a Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Party Assembly member. Aydın was detained at the Izmir Courthouse, where he went to give his statement on Monday, 29 May.

He was charged with "being a member of a terrorist organization" on the grounds of some witness statements.

Aydın, who was brought to the prosecutor's office on Tuesday, was referred to the court with a request for arrest and was sent to prison.

The Criminal Judgeship of Peace decided to arrest Aydın for the same allegation.