12 iulie 2018

2016 coup bid in Turkey: Court hands out aggravated life terms to 84 people


A Turkish court handed out aggravated life sentences to 72 suspects for trying to overthrow the constitutional order, while 12 others got the same sentence for the murder of Erol Olcok and his son on Istanbul's July 15 Martyrs' bridge. The Bosphorus Bridge was renamed as the July 15 Martyrs' Bridge following the failed coup in July 2016. ( AA ) A Turkish court on Thursday sentenced 84 people to aggravated life imprisonment in a major case concerning the 2016 defeated coup and centred around [...]