Co-chair of Amed municipality captured

Selcuk Mezrakli, as well as the co-chair of Kayabnari municipality, Cezban Yilmaz.

Turkish authorities arrested the joint mayor of the large Amed municipality, Selcuk Mezrakli, who had previously been appointed by the Turkish Interior Ministry as an agent of the AKP government, as well as the authorities of the co-chair of Kayabnari, Cezban Yilmaz.

The AKP authorities have argued that the arrest comes against the backdrop of "continued interrogation" of the detainees.

Turkish police also surrounded the municipality of Kayabnari.



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