The Governor's Office has condemned the attack and the police have launched an investigation.- The Governor's Office has condemned the attack and the police have launched an investigation.
Pir Sultan Djemevi (cemevi), an Alevi place of worship in Sultanbeyli, İstanbul was attacked yesterday (January 19).
Breaking the toilet windows to get into the djemevi, the perpetrators reportedly sprayed death threats on the walls and "Not finished" on the ground.
The incident was first announced by main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Sultanbeyli District Chair Hayati Bozkaya on Twitter. "We condemn those who did this treacherous attack. We will continue to stand with our Alevi citizens," he said.
İstanbul Governor's Office released a written statement on its website, saying the police have launched an investigation into the incident. "We strongly condemn this atrocious attack against the Pir Sultan Djemevi," it stated.