Number of custodies in Diyarbakır rises to 20

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  • 18:01 14 February 2020
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DİYARBAKIR- In Diyarbakır, the number of custodies increased to 20 in the morning, during a simultaneous raids by police officers to the houses of citizens including HDP Diyarbakır provincial administrators.

Many addresses were raided in Diyarbakır in the morning. In the Raids, Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Provincial Organization director İrfan Söner, Bağlar District Co-Chair Mehmet Atlıhan and Yenişehir District Co-Chair Sadrettin Kaya, Democratic Islamic Congress (DİK) member Mele Yusuf Andan, Democratic Regions Party (DBP) Bağlar District Organization administrator Ali Alkan, HDP Bağlar District Organization administrator Abdullah Dengiz and Bağlar Municipality former Council member Rıfat Turfan, HDP Diyarbakır Provincial Organization administrator Mele Abdullah Arkan, Hasan Çiçek, Mehmet Özçelik, Fuat Öner, Hacı Eroğlu, Halis Tekok and İlknur Meygil were taken into custody.

It was stated that the house of Fattullah Işıktaş, the HDP Bağlar district administrator was also raided, but he was not taken into custody due to his absence at home.

Politicians were taken to the Provincial Security Directorate. The grounds for custodies could not be learned.