Accused of Extravagance, Turkey's Top Cleric Returns Car

May 5, 2015 12:57 PM

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Turkey's top Muslim cleric says his office will return a luxury car after its purchase caused an uproar and accusations of extravagance.

Mehmet Gormez, head of the government body that regulates religious affairs, was criticized after reports said his office had splurged on a new car that cost 1 million Turkish Lira ($368,000).

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