Turkish police raid media outlets close to Gulen, detain some people

December 14, 2014 7:44 AM

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Turkish police raid media outlets close to Gulen, detain some people

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police raided a television station and a newspaper close to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen on Sunday, detaining some people, media reports said, two days after President Tayyip Erdogan signaled a fresh campaign against Gulen's supporters.

Police launched simultaneous operations at various addresses in Istanbul and provinces across Turkey, detaining people including a top executive of a television channel close to Gulen, state broadcaster TRT Haber reported.

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