Former AKP lawmaker detained over Gülen links

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Police forces detained a former lawmaker from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Ahmet Tevfik Uzun, early on May 8th in the southern province of Mersin over suspected links to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ). Teams carried out searches in Uzun’s house and office, during which documents were seized. Uzun represented the province of Mersin in Turkey’s 24th parliament and served as a lawmaker from 2011 until 2015.The Mersin Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigation into the former AKP lawmaker as part of an investigation into the Gülen movement, which has been blamed for the failed coup attempt of July 15, 2016.

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