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Sons of Turkish ministers arrested in fraud probe

© Hürriyet Daily News

Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-12-18

Istanbul and Ankara police staged morning raids Dec. 17 as part of a probe into tender fraud and bribery operation allegations, detaining 52 people, daily Hürriyet reported on its website.

Twenty-nine of those detained, including two sons of ministers, were taken into custody by the police’s Financial Crimes Department, while another son of a minister and 22 others were detained by the police’s Organized Crime Department.

The detainees were allowed to meet their lawyers, although the suspects had not yet begun giving testimony as of late evening.

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Date created : 2013-12-18

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