Plot Thickens in Ergenekon Probe
(Ebru News/AP) A deepening Ergenekon probe causes a stir among the suspects and in other circles as well. Worries arose after a map of the Supreme Court complex was found on one of the suspects' computer. Meanwhile, another suspect Kemal Alemdaroglu who was a former university president was taken to hospital because of hyper tension.
After the Police found a map of the Supreme Court complex during the operations executed in the headquarters of IP -Workers party- in Ankara, attention has shifted to security measures.
The map shows the easiest ways to enter and leave the complex through certain markings. After this chilling new evidence was revealed, alerts were raised at the premises of the Supreme Court.
With the news appearing in the Turkish media the situation is getting very grave. Osman Yildirim who is one of the attacked Supreme Court suspects disclosed a shocking claim in his testimony. He said he had been given one grenade by retired general Veli Kucuk who has been in custody for being the head of the Ergenekon gang. The grenades were used to attack the daily newspaper, "Cumhuriyet".
Yildirim went on to say while he was given one grenade, Alparslan Arslan, a suspect in the attack of the Supreme Court case was given 2 grenade at a meeting in Atashehir district of Istanbul chaired by retired general Veli Kucuk.
Cumhuriyet was bombed with 3 grenades having the same serial number group before the Supreme Court was attacked.
Police confirmed through technical data that a meeting given in the testimony was held in the mentioned place.
Meanwhile,Alemdaroglu, who was in custody for three days for being a member of Ergenekon gang, was taken to the hospital because of inner nose bleeding due to hyper tension. His medical condition is said to have returned to normal and he has returned an interview request due to being under observation.
- Rome Protest Turns Up Heat On New PM Letta
- North Korea Fires Three Short-Range Missiles
- GOP hopes IRS scandal will snag health care law
- Japan Economy on the Road to Recovery
- Assad: Syria transition talks are internal matter
- Suspected US drone in Yemen kills 4 militants
- WHO: Death Toll From New Bird Flu In China Rises To 36
- Former Argentine Dictator Videla Dies In Prison At Age 87
- IMF says Cyprus at risk of even deeper recession
- UN says Syrian refugees top 1.5M