Turkey detains 26 security officers over illegal wiretapping

January 27, 2015 6:17 AM

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police detained 26 security officers on Tuesday on suspicion of illegally wiretapping politicians, civil servants and businessmen, Dogan News Agency reported.

The raids were a further salvo in President Tayyip Erdogan's campaign against supporters of his ally turned arch-foe, the U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen.

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