Raid on the building of Muradiye Municipality: 16 people detained

VAN –16 people, including a teenager were detained in the simultaneous raids on the building of Muradiye Municipality and homes.

Police raided the building of Van’s Muradiye Municipality in the morning. While the room of Co-mayor Mehmet Ali Tunç was searched during the raid, co-mayor’s homes in Muradiye and Erciş were also raided.

In house raids conducted simultaneously in the district, 16 people, including the people work for bakery of the municipality, city council members, the Democratic Regions Party (DBP) Muradiye District Co-chair Mehmet Kaplan and a 15-year-old teenager have been detained.

16 people have been taken to District Police Department and the reason of detention is unknown yet.