47,155 arrests in Turkey since failed coup

In total 113,260 people detained

03 April, 12:50

    (ANSAmed) - ISTANBUL, APRIL 3 - In total 47,155 people have been arrested in Turkey since the failed coup of July 15, 2016 on suspicion of links with the alleged coup plotter Fethullah Gulen, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu has said. The number includes 10,732 police agencts, 7,634 soldiers (of whom 168 generals), 2,575 magistrates, 26,177 civilians and 208 local administrators.

    A further 863 suspects are on the run.

    Overall, 113,260 people have been detained since the putsch attempt. (ANSAmed).

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