Friday, August 19, 2016

Turkey orders seizure of assets of 187 businessmen

Turkey has ordered seizure of the assets of 187 businessmen suspected of links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, accused of masterminding last month's attempted coup. According to State media, police have conducted raids on business establishments of Gulen-linked companies in capital Istanbul and 18 Provinces. Sixty suspects were detained and arrest warrants were issued to 187 suspects including CEOs of leading companies, state media said. 
Gulen, a cleric who has lived in self-exile in the United States since 1999, denies his involvement the coup attempt.

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