Police raid Diyadin Municipality, arrest HDP co-mayor

Diyadin Municipality HDP co-mayor Betül Yaşar was detained by the police in the context of the political genocide operation carried out against the party.

The house of Peoples Democratic Party (HDP) Diyadin Municipality co-mayor Betül Yaşar was raided by police and the co-mayor taken into custody. After a long search Yaşar was detained and taken to the District Police Department.

It was later learned that Mesut Arslan and Mustafa Alparslan were also taken into custody.

The police also raided the city hall. HDP Ağrı MP Abdullah Koç confirmed that the police broke into the city hall gate to carry out the search. No one was allowed in.