Po­lice de­tain Gulen’s brother in coup probe

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Turk­ish po­lice de­tained a brother of the US-based preacher Fethul­lah Gulen who is ac­cused of mas­ter­mind­ing the failed July coup aimed at oust­ing Pres­i­dent Re­cep Tayyip Er­do­gan, the first time one of his sib­lings has been ap­pre­hended. Kut­bet­tin Gulen was de­tained by po­lice act­ing on a tip-off at the home of a rel­a­tive in the Gaziemir district of the western Izmir prov­ince, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. He is ac­cused of “mem­ber­ship of an armed ter­ror group”, Anadolu said, with­out giv­ing fur­ther de­tails.

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