Raids on FETO suspects underway in Turkey

Raids on FETO suspects underway in Turkey

Turkish security forces arrested 45 suspects, including serving soldiers, for their suspected links to Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), a security source said.

Earlier, the Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office in Ankara issued arrest warrants for 64 people.

The warrants for 30 people, including 19 serving officers, were issued for their links to FETO network nested in the Turkish Air Forces. The prosecutor office issued arrest warrants for remaining 34 suspects on charges of “being a member of an armed terrorist organization”.

The police continue operations to arrest the remains suspects, Anadolu agency reported.

According to Ankara, the FETO orchestrated the defeated coup of July 15, 2016.