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Turkey detains fugitive former brigadier general

Turkey detains fugitive former brigadier general

Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained a fugitive retired brigadier general wanted for possible links to an alleged plot to bring down the government.
The Anatolia news agency says Levent Ersoz was detained at a hospital Thursday where he had checked in under a false name to undergo a prostate operation.
Eighty-six people are currently on trial for membership in an organization that prosecutors say was allegedly planning to topple the government.
Police last week detained dozens of other suspects and said they discovered large amounts of explosives, weapons and ammunition buried underground.


Updated : 2021-04-15 19:25 GMT+08:00