Batman HDP Provincial co-chairs taken into custody
Batman HDP Provincial co-chairs Ömer Kutlu and Fatma Albay were taken into custody after the police raided the HDP building for two hours.
Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Batman provincial building was searched by police allegedly on the pretext that photos of Kurdish people's leader Abdullah Öcalan were seen at actions outside the building.
HDP deputies Ayşe Acar Başaran, Mehmet Rüştü Tiryaki, Dr. Nejdet Ipekyüz and lawyers were present while the police searched the building.
Party's executives and members waited outside the building.
Police seized photographs of Kurdish people's leader Abdullah Öcalan, PKK Haki Karer, Sakine Cansiz as well as digital material.
Batman Provincial co-chairs Ömer Kutlu and Fatma Albay were taken into custody.