Turkey dismisses over 2,000 policemen for ties with Gulen network
The decrees have been published in the official gazette of Turkey. One of them also announced the immediate closure of TIB telecoms authority. Under the orders, several members of BTK communication technology authority were also dismissed from the service.
According to government officials, the decrees have been issued under the emergency order which was enforced in the country on July 21. President Erdogan is also set to announce the new head of the armed forces.
Since the failed military coup, the Turkish government has so far arrested and dismissed thousands of military personnel and academicians. Hundreds of private schools which were allegedly being run by Gulen movement were also shut down by the authorities.
The latest orders included dismissals of total 2,360 police officers, more than 100 military personnel and 196 staff members in the BTK technology authority.
- Noor Mukadam’s killer won’t escape justice, PM Khan assures nation07:21 PM | 1 Aug, 2021
- Crediting the Common: Microfinancing for the better07:17 PM | 1 Aug, 2021
- Five children killed, three injured as roof collapses in Lodhran04:24 PM | 1 Aug, 2021
- Alizeh Shah’s flying kiss video in bold dress goes viral04:21 PM | 1 Aug, 2021
- Katrina Kaif wins over internet with superb dance moves (VIDEO)02:40 PM | 1 Aug, 2021
- Stars who used apps to find love08:02 PM | 24 Jul, 2021
- World’s most powerful passports in 2021: Where does Pakistan stand?03:35 PM | 7 Jul, 2021
- 16 Pakistani universities among Asia's top 50002:36 PM | 8 Jun, 2021
- Famous figures who survived serious plane incidents07:21 PM | 29 May, 2021