Turkish police raid prisons, courthouses in post-coup investigation

September 30, 2016 8:02 AM

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Turkish police raid prisons, courthouses in post-coup investigation

Turkish police raided the country’s biggest prison and courthouse on Friday after arrest warrants were issued for 162 personnel and prison guards as part of nationwide investigations over a failed coup in July, broadcaster CNN Turk reported.

About 100,000 people in the military, civil service, police and judiciary have been sacked or suspended, and some 32,000 people have been arrested for their alleged role in the attempted coup.

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