Police take 12 people into custody in Mardin and Şirnak

12 people were detained in new police political operations in Mardin and Şirnak.

12 people were taken into custody in house raids carried out by the police in the morning hours in the central Artuklu, Kerboran (Dargeçit) districts of Mardin and Hezex (Idil) in the province of Şirnak.

Three brothers, Ramazan, Agit and Heja Kalkan and two sisters, Hividar and Berivan Taş, were detained following a house raid in the Saraçoğlu District of Artuklu in Mardin. Fırat Akar and Rojhat Altaş were also detained in Artuklu. It was stated that they were detained within the scope of the political operation initiated by the Diyarbakır Chief Public Prosecutor's Office targeting the HDP Youth Assembly's congress. Those detained will be taken to Amed.

In Kerboran, Merve Oğuz and one person whose name could not be learned were taken into custody. These detentions were part of the police political operation launched by the Mardin Chief Public Prosecutor's Office.

Meanwhile, the statements of 17 people who were taken into custody in Mardin on Tuesday, continue at the Gendarmerie.


Three young people named Civan Karaviş, Ümit Geçgel and Yusuf Kargol were taken into custody in house raids in Hezex, in Şirnak and taken to the district police headquarters.