Police take five people into custody in Mersin

Five people were taken into custody in a police political operation carried out by Turkish police in Mersin.


House raids were carried out by Turkish police in Mersin on Saturday morning.

Following the searches in the houses, Çukurova Association for Assistance with Detainees and Convict Families (Çukurova TUAY-DER) co-chair Ergin Altuntaş, Nurettin Özdemir, Hava Tekin Ölmez, Selahattin Baran and a person, whose name has not been established, were taken into custody.

The five people arrested were taken to Mersin Police Department.