Police take many into custody in the cities of Amed and Urfa

A number of people have been taken into custody in a new political police operation in the cities of Amed and Urfa.

As part of an investigation conducted by the Diyarbakır Chief Public Prosecutor's Office, a political police operation was carried out targeting houses in the Amed’s central Kayapınar and Silvan districts. Ferit Gül, whose house was raided in Kayapınar district, was taken into custody.

Aydın, Barış, Agit Nakçi and Eyip Bakıcı, Hebun Erenfik and Veysi Solmaz, all from the same family, were detained following the police raids in Silvan district. Those detained were taken to Diyarbakır Provincial Security Directorate.

Eyüp Aslan was detained in the Viranşehir, province of Urfa in the morning. Aslan was taken to the Police Headquarters.