#AceNewsReport – May.12: Turkey on Friday detained 57 people in an operation against the Istanbul stock exchange as part of the investigation into the failed July 15 coup, state media said #AceNewsDesk
The 57 were detained in six different provinces, with over 100 arrest warrants issued, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. Efforts to detain the remaining suspects are in progress, it added.
They are suspected of links to the group of Fethullah Gulen, the US-based preacher Ankara accuses of being behind the failed plot to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, it said. Gulen denies the charges.
The Haberturk daily said on its website that those held were former employees of the stock exchange suspected of using a encrypted messaging application called Bylock which Turkey claims was especially created for Gulen supporters.
They are also accused of…
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